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

  • n. A .30-caliber, gas-operated semiautomatic rifle capable of firing eight rounds before reloading, used by U.S. forces during World War II and the Korean War. Also called Garand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The Garand semiautomatic rifle, also named the United States Rifle, Caliber .30, M1.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A semiautomatic rifle which was standard issue to infantrymen in the United States Army in the mid-20th century.

Etymologies

M, military classification.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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