Synonyms for paratroops

Grammar : Noun
Spell : par-uh-troop
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær əˌtrup

Définition of paratroops

Origin :
  • 1940, from parachute + plural of troop (n.).
  • As in special forces : noun specially trained military troops
Example sentences :
  • On fields where paratroops are trained we have towers to jump from, but they cost a pile of money.
  • Extract from : « Sally Scott of the Waves » by Roy J. Snell
  • At the airport across the Chattahoochee River in Alabama, five battalions of paratroops were waiting assignment.
  • Extract from : « Earth Alert! » by Kris Neville

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