Examples of artillery in a Sentence
The troops were being bombarded by artillery.
a captain in the artillery
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The North has an active duty force of one million troops and thousands of artillery pieces and rocket launchers aimed at the South.
The hotel on Sentosa Island, said to be a pirate haunt and later a 19th-century base for colonial British artillery officers, was purchased last fall by the Kwee family, a billionaire quartet of four brothers, according to the media accounts.
After all, the North’s ability to pound the capital of the South, Seoul, with thousands of dug-in artillery pieces has given it decades of deterrence without nukes.
An artillery shell landed in his foxhole and he was killed instantly.
Now, at long last, the Spanish deployed their heavy artillery in a devastating, continuous onslaught that only stopped when the gunners took their midday siesta.
Even before North Korea acquired a nuclear capability, its artillery put tremendous pressure on South Korea.
In the background are mountain peaks known as the Kaesong Heights, where the North has installed numerous artillery batteries in bunkers and caves that can be used in the event of a conventional weapons assault on Seoul.
Reported that everything is going according to schedule & most of Jerry’s artillery has been wiped out.
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Origin and Etymology of artillery
ARTILLERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of artillery for English Language Learners
: large guns that are used to shoot over a great distance
: the part of an army that uses large guns to shoot over a great distance
ARTILLERY Defined for Kids
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