Meaning of “crossfire” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “crossfire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crossfirenoun [ U ]

us /ˈkrɔsˌfɑɪər/

the act of firing guns from two or more places at the same time, so that the paths of the bullets cross:

Some civilians were caught in the crossfire.

(Definition of “crossfire” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)