Sortie

Definition of Sortie

Sor´tie
n.1.(Mil.) The sudden issuing of a body of troops, usually small, from a besieged place to attack or harass the besiegers; a sally.

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aggravated assault, aggression, air cover, air raid, air support, amphibious attack, armed assault, assailing, assailment, assault, attack, banzai attack, blitz, blitzkrieg, bombing, breakthrough, charge, counterattack, counteroffensive, coup de main, cover, crippling attack, dead set at, descent on, diversion, diversionary attack, drive, dry run, flank attack, frontal attack, gas attack, head-on attack, infiltration, lightning attack, lightning war, mass attack, megadeath, milk run, mission, mugging, offense, offensive, onset, onslaught, overkill, panzer warfare, push, reconnaissance, reconnaissance mission, run against, run at, rush, sally, scramble, shock tactics, shuttle raid, strafing, strike, training mission, umbrella, unprovoked assault
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