an·​ti-guer·​ril·​la ˌan-tē-gə-ˈri-lə How to pronounce anti-guerrilla (audio)
: combating or defending against guerrillas
anti-guerrilla tactics
anti-guerrilla warfare

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-guerrilla was in 1868

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-guerrilla.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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