Meaning of “howitzer” in the English Dictionary

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"howitzer" in British English

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howitzernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhaʊ.ɪt.sər/ us /ˈhaʊ.ɪt.sɚ/

a large gun which fires shells (= very large bullets) high into the air so that they drop onto the place at which they are aimed

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

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