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paratroops

noun [plural] uk   /ˈpær.ə.truːps/ us    /ˈper-/ ( UK informal paras)
(a military unit of) soldiers trained to be dropped from an aircraft with a parachute
paratrooper
noun [C] uk   /-ˌtruː.pər/ us    /-ˌtruː.pɚ/ ( UK informal para)
Paratroopers were dropped behind enemy lines to capture key points on the roads into the city.
Translations of “paratroops”
in Spanish paracaidistas…
in French parachutistes…
in German die Fallschirmtruppen(pl.)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傘兵部隊,空降部隊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伞兵部队,空降兵部队…
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