counterguerrilla

noun
coun·​ter·​guer·​ril·​la | \ ˌkau̇n-tər-gə-ˈri-lə How to pronounce counterguerrilla (audio) , -gi-, -gyi-, -ge- \
variants: or less commonly counterguerilla

Definition of counterguerrilla

: a guerrilla who is trained to thwart enemy guerrilla operations

First Known Use of counterguerrilla

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Counterguerrilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterguerrilla. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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