airmobile

adjective

air·​mo·​bile ˈer-ˌmō-bəl How to pronounce airmobile (audio)
-ˌbēl,
-ˌbī(-ə)l
: of, relating to, or being a military unit whose members are transported to combat areas usually by helicopter

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Instead, the British Army would concentrate on space and cyber warfare, as well as contributing helicopters and airmobile troops to any NATO fighting force. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 2 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of airmobile was in 1959

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Cite this Entry

“Airmobile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/airmobile. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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