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Definition of Guerrilla

Guerrilla

  1. An irregular mode of carrying on war, by the constant attacks of independent bands, adopted in the north of Spain during the Peninsular war.
  2. One who carries on, or assists in carrying on, irregular warfare; especially, a member of an independent band engaged in predatory excursions in war time.
  3. Pertaining to, or engaged in, warfare carried on irregularly and by independent bands; as, a guerrilla party; guerrilla warfare.

Guerrilla Quotations

I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them.
Nelson Mandela

The guerrilla must move amongst the people as a fish swims in the sea.
Mao Zedong

Mainstream media's representation, or its guerrilla decontextualization, of black men's lives in particular can set the stage for erroneous assumptions capable of damaging an individual or a nation.
Aberjhani

The conventional army loses if it does not win. The guerrilla wins if he does not lose.
Henry A. Kissinger

Guerrilla war is a kind of war waged by the few but dependent on the support of many.
B. H. Liddell Hart
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Guerrilla Translations

guerrilla in Hungarian is gerilla, gerillaharcos
guerrilla in Spanish is guerrilla