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noun [U] uk   /ɑːˈtɪl.ər.i/ us    /ɑːrˈtɪl.ɚ-/
very large guns that are moved on wheels or metal tracks, or the part of the army that uses these: Naval gunfire and ground-based artillery are generally less accurate than many aircraft-borne weapons.
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