counterguerrilla

noun coun·ter·guer·ril·la \ ˌkau̇n-tər-gə-ˈri-lə , -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

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