firefight
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firefight [ˈfaɪəˌfaɪt]
noun
(Mil) (journalese) tiroteo (m)
The short-term limited objective was to escort humanitarian aid convoys, not to engage in "a massive firefight" US Marines in Somalia had their first major firefight with local gunmen this morning ...firefights between looters, security guards and other soldiers in the city's port
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