GUERRILLA in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GUERRILLA
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guerrilla
 n.  a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
Classic Sentence:
1  At that time Dokhturov had under his command, besides Dorokhov's detachment, the two small guerrilla detachments of Figner and Seslavin.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XV
2  People have called this kind of war "guerrilla warfare" and assume that by so calling it they have explained its meaning.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II
3  Petya, having left his people after their departure from Moscow, joined his regiment and was soon taken as orderly by a general commanding a large guerrilla detachment.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER VII
4  Now by the fact of Lauriston and Barthelemi having been sent, and by the reports of the guerrillas, Kutuzov was almost sure that the wound was mortal.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XVII
5  Dorokhov's report about Broussier's division, the guerrillas' reports of distress in Napoleon's army, rumors of preparations for leaving Moscow, all confirmed the supposition that the French army was beaten and preparing for flight.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence:
1  These base camps were used by the PKK guerrillas to make forays into Turkey.
2  Even as the funeral took place, guerrillas hidden nearby fired/let off a fresh volley of machine-gun fire.
3  The guerrillas inflicted heavy casualties on the local population.
4  As the police visibly tighten the noose around the mansion, the guerrillas respond with rhetoric and warning bursts of gunfire.
5  The guerrillas shot down one aeroplane and captured the pilot.
6  El Salvador was then riven by a brutal civil war, with leftist guerrillas fighting a U.S.-backed dictatorship.