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artillery

noun

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large firearms (as cannon or rockets)
  • during the brutal artillery attack families hid in their cellars

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The first known use of artillery was in the 15th century

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“Artillery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/artillery. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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