Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of Humvee.

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Examples

  • "We would never consider sending troops" in Humvees "up against armor or artillery," Hampton wrote, "but this is tantamount to what we're doing because these vehicles are being engaged with the very ordnance delivered by artillery in the form of improvised explosive devices."

    Pentagon balked at pleas for safer vehicles

  • He's been the guy kicking down the doors and riding around in Humvees, and the question on everyone's minds has been whether Dave would survive until his tour of duty ended.

    The Real Problem With The Democratic Party

  • One out of every three Humvees is not factory-armored.

    07/29/2005

  • Baghdad/Basra highway: Closed by Sadrist forces for hours, reopened by Americans in Humvees, tanks and helicopters.

    If you don't know what FUBAR means...

  • Baghdad/Basra highway: Closed by Sadrist forces for hours, reopened by Americans in Humvees, tanks and helicopters.

    From the "Don't Panic" department...

  • Baghdad/Basra highway: Closed by Sadrist forces for hours, reopened by Americans in Humvees, tanks and helicopters.

    Archive 2004-04-01

  • Baghdad/Basra highway: Closed by Sadrist forces for hours, reopened by Americans in Humvees, tanks and helicopters.

    On a brighter note...

  • It is different to see them patrol the streets of Baghdad in Humvees or baked by the Middle Eastern sun in their body armor and Kevlar.

    Boing Boing: October 12, 2003 - October 18, 2003 Archives

  • When I last saw many of you in Baumholder, the headquarters of the 1st Armored Division in Germany, your Humvees were a little cleaner, your BDUs a little greener.

    President Remarks To Troops In Tuzla Bosnia

  • The Js can actually carry a firetruck or two fully armored Humvees, which is pretty impressive considering a single Humvee door weighs more than 400 pounds.

    Michael Yon - Online Magazine

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