commando

Definitions of commando
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n an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory

Types:
Sayeret Mat'kal, Sayeret Matkal, sayeret
Israel's elite secret commando unit responsible for counterterrorist and top secret intelligence gathering and hostage rescue missions
SAS, Special Air Service
a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
Type of:
force, military force, military group, military unit
a unit that is part of some military service

n a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids

Synonyms:
ranger
Type of:
man, military man, military personnel, serviceman
someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force

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