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heavy artillery


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Troops which serve heavy guns.


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  • The remains of our heavy artillery were lost in the moving sands of Tentoura, from the want of horses, the small number that remained being employed in more indispensable services.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • Upon this lord Broghill caused him to be hanged; (tho 'Mr. Morrice says, the soldiers hanged him without orders) and then commanded his heavy artillery to be brought up, which astonished his own army exceedingly, they knowing he had not so much as a single piece of battering cannon.

    The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland

  • Stapleton Crutchfield, who had lost a leg at Chancellorsville, was able now to hobble about and was assigned to command the garrison at Chafin's Bluff and the heavy artillery battalion of the Richmond defenses.


  • Three days later, Abu Suud returned by steamer with two hundred Egyptian soldiers, a cannon, and theological heavy artillery in the shape of Sheikh Ahmad al-Azhari, a government jurist.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • The officials said forces loyal to Libyan leader Gadhafi used heavy artillery to pummel Dafniya, just west of Misrata.

    Libyan Rebel Leader to Visit China

  • From his command post in the Ardenne Monastery, which was under heavy artillery fire, Milius, who was already wounded, spoke by radio with the commander of his 3rd Battalion.

    Panzer Aces

  • All this time the enemy kept up a heavy artillery and musketry fire on my skirmishers, he occupying, with his sharpshooters, beyond some open fields, a heavy belt of timber to my front and right, where it was intended the left of Davis should finally rest.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Corregidor, the “Rock”: With the fall of Bataan, the Japanese moved their heavy artillery right into the grounds of our Army hospitals on Bataan-to concentrate their massive barrages on Corregidor-without fear of retaliation from the big guns on Corregidor.

    Blood Brothers

  • The officials said forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi used heavy artillery to pummel Dafniya, just west of Misrata.

    NATO: Errant Strike May Have Killed Civilians in Libya


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