commandoes commandoes


  1. (n) a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids
  2. (n) an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory



  1. Of detainees already released from Gitmo, Scalia pointed out that one "masterminded the kidnapping of two Chinese dam workers, one of whom was later shot to death when used as a human shield against Pakistani commandoes."
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Investor's Business Daily (subscription)

  2. "We do not wish to provoke an escalation, but we cannot ignore the continuing firing of Qassam rockets into southern towns and the attempts by terrorist commandoes to infiltrate" Israeli territory, Olmert said at the opening of the weekly...
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Ehud Olmert Source: Al-Bawaba

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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /