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Definition of Guerrilla
GuerrillaGuerrilla Guer*ril"la, n. [Sp., lit., a little war, skirmish,
dim. of guerra war, fr. OHG. werra discord, strife. See
1. An irregular mode of carrying on war, by the constant
attacks of independent bands, adopted in the north of
Spain during the Peninsular war.
2. One who carries on, or assists in carrying on, irregular
warfare; especially, a member of an independent band
engaged in predatory excursions in war time.
Note: The term guerrilla is the diminutive of the Spanish
word guerra, war, and means petty war, that is, war
carried on by detached parties; generally in the
mountains. . . . A guerrilla party means, an irregular
band of armed men, carrying on an irregular war, not
being able, according to their character as a guerrilla
party, to carry on what the law terms a regular war.
Guerrilla Guer*ril"la, a.
Pertaining to, or engaged in, warfare carried on irregularly
and by independent bands; as, a guerrilla party; guerrilla
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