Meaning of “fusillade” in the English Dictionary

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"fusillade" in British English

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fusilladenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌfjuː.zɪˈleɪd/ us /ˌfjuː.zɪˈleɪd/

a large number of bullets fired at the same time or one after another very quickly:

a fusillade of automatic fire
formal figurative A fusillade (= sudden large amount) of questions greeted the president at this afternoon's press conference.

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

"fusillade" in American English

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fusilladenoun [ C ]

us /ˈfju·səˌlɑd, -zə-, -ˌleɪd/

a number of bullets fired at the same time or one after another quickly

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