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Definition of Ambush


  1. A disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station. Hence: Unseen peril; a device to entrap; a snare.
  2. A concealed station, where troops or enemies lie in wait to attack by surprise.
  3. The troops posted in a concealed place, for attacking by surprise; liers in wait.
  4. To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy.
  5. To attack by ambush; to waylay.
  6. To lie in wait, for the purpose of attacking by surprise; to lurk.

Ambush Translations

ambush in Dutch is een hinderlaag leggen
ambush in French is guet apens
ambush in Italian is appostamento
ambush in Latin is insidiae
ambush in Spanish is emboscada, acecho