Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of firefight.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Moneymaker said he suffers post-traumatic stress disorder from his experiences, which included being involved in firefights and grenade attacks, witnessing "fellow soldiers and civilians killed or wounded in combat," and being wounded himself by a shell fragment

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Some were killed in firefights with the army, others in battles between the cartels for control of smuggling routes, and still others in power struggles within the cartels.

    The Fall of Mexico

  • Some were killed in firefights with the army, others in battles between the cartels for control of smuggling routes, and still others in power struggles within the cartels.

    The Fall of Mexico

  • Some were killed in firefights with the army, others in battles between the cartels for control of smuggling routes, and still others in power struggles within the cartels.

    The Fall of Mexico

  • Several of the people (?) who were released from Gitmo were subsequently killed in firefights with US troops.

    A Hit From The Supremes

  • But plenty of clerks, medics, and truck drivers have found themselves in firefights lately, and if standards have changed for frontline troops, the ones kicking down doors in Ramadi, then training for the rest has surely followed suit.

    The Army We Have

  • But plenty of clerks, medics, and truck drivers have found themselves in firefights lately, and if standards have changed for frontline troops, the ones kicking down doors in Ramadi, then training for the rest has surely followed suit.

    The Army We Have

  • He meant that the satellites are tied up following U.S. troops on patrol and in firefights to let them know who might be waiting in ambush.

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  • He meant that the satellites are tied up following U.S. troops on patrol and in firefights to let them know who might be waiting in ambush.

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  • He meant that the satellites are tied up following U.S. troops on patrol and in firefights to let them know who might be waiting in ambush.

    Declaring Victory

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