- guerrilla warfare
: military actions carried out by small forces in the rear of an enemy with the object of harassing the enemy, interrupting his lines of communication, and destroying his supplies
* * *the use of hit-and-run tactics by small, mobile groups of irregular forces operating in territory controlled by a hostile, regular force.[1835-45]
* * *guerrilla warfare,warfare conducted by or using the tactics of guerrillas, characterized by short, sharp engagements, sudden raids on enemy supply and communications lines, and similar small-scale actions designed to harass and demoralize the enemy.
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