armoured armoured

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) used of animals; provided with protective covering
  2. (adj) protected by armor (used of persons or things military)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. An Israeli soldier sits in an armoured personnel carrier as troops gather near the Gaza border.
  2. The invulnerable, the too heavily armoured perish.
  3. Henry II of England led his armoured warriors past Mercus and Thomas Beckett paused there on his way to become governor of Cahors.

News

  • US, Jordan troops hold desert war games

    Aqaba, Jordan (AFP) June 19, 2013 US and Jordanian F-16 fighter jets hit dummy targets in the kingdom's southern desert on Wednesday, while Navy SEALs and other special forces rescued "hostages" and nabbed "terrorists" in mock exercises under major multinational manoeuvrers. Using live ammunition, six F-16s, two AV-8B Harrier jets, 28 tanks, 20 armoured personnel carriers, 800 US and Jordanian ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Space War

Quotes

  1. "It appears that our commanders had just 48 hours notice and they yet had to deploy more than one battle group with tanks, armoured vehicles and artillery," Fox told the Commons. "Is this an acceptable model for the future?"
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Liam Fox Source: 660 News

  2. Mr Saakashvili, who has aligned his country more closely with the West and wants it to join Nato, told a news briefing in Tiblisi: "One hundred and fifty Russian tanks, armoured personnel carriers and other vehicles have entered South Ossetia. This...
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Mikhail Saakashvili Source: Times Online

  3. "I wish that the prime minister and his ministers were among us, not hiding behind barbed wire and army armoured carriers. He who has his people behind him does not need barbed wire," Michel Aoun, a Christian leader and Hezbollah ally, told the...
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Michel Aoun Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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