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English noun: sortie

1. sortie (act) a military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position


Synonymssally


Broader (hypernym)action, military action


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. sortie (act) (military) an operational flight by a single aircraft (as in a military operation)


Broader (hypernym)flight, flying


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine









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