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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An automatic antiaircraft gun based on a Swedish design and having a caliber of 37 or 44 millimeters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an automatic double-barreled antiaircraft gun

Etymologies

After Bofors, a city of south-central Sweden.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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