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

  • n. A band of warriors engaged in fighting or raiding an enemy. Used especially of Native Americans.
  • n. A usually blatantly patriotic political party supporting a war.

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  • n. A group of people assembled to carry out a military attack.

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

  • n. a band of warriors who raid or fight an enemy (used especially of Native Americans)
  • n. a political party that supports a war

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