Definition of Ambuscade. Meaning of Ambuscade. Synonyms of Ambuscade

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Definition of Ambuscade

Ambuscade
Ambuscade Am`bus*cade", n. [F. embuscade, fr. It. imboscata, or Sp. emboscada, fr. emboscar to ambush, fr. LL. imboscare. See Ambush, v. t.] 1. A lying in a wood, concealed, for the purpose of attacking an enemy by surprise. Hence: A lying in wait, and concealed in any situation, for a like purpose; a snare laid for an enemy; an ambush. 2. A place in which troops lie hid, to attack an enemy unexpectedly. [R.] --Dryden. 3. (Mil.) The body of troops lying in ambush.
Ambuscade
Ambuscade Am`bus*cade", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ambuscaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Ambuscading.] 1. To post or conceal in ambush; to ambush. 2. To lie in wait for, or to attack from a covert or lurking place; to waylay.
Ambuscade
Ambuscade Am`bus*cade", v. i. To lie in ambush.

Meaning of Ambuscade from wikipedia

- between the two camps, flat indeed and treeless, but well adapted for an ambuscade, as it was traversed by a water-course with steep banks, densely overgrown...
- Eight Royal Navy ships have borne the name HMS Ambuscade: HMS Ambuscade (1746) was a 40-gun fifth rate, formerly the French ship Embuscade, captured in...
- HMS Ambuscade was a British Royal Navy destroyer which served in the Second World War. She and her Thornycroft competitor, HMS Amazon, were prototypes...
- HMS Ambuscade was a Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy. She was built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland. She was sold to ****stan in 1993 and...
- HMS Ambuscade was an Acasta-cl**** destroyer of the Royal Navy and was launched in 1913. She served throughout the First World War, forming part of the...
- HMS Ambuscade was a 40-gun fifth rate frigate of the Royal Navy. She had formerly been the French ship Embuscade, captured in 1746. Embuscade was a one-off...
- ceremony hosted by New York Governor William H. Seward. Today the Groveland Ambuscade Monument marks the site along with a small town park, which is listed...
- HMS Ambuscade was a 32-gun fifth-rate frigate of the Royal Navy, built in the Grove Street shipyard of Adams & Barnard at Depford in 1773. The French...
- Boyd & Parker Park and Groveland Ambuscade is a historic park area, located near Groveland in Livingston County, New York. The site commemorates the Boyd...
- HMS Ambuscade at the Royal Naval Dockyard in 1988...
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