ambush: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (am'boosh), [key]
- an act or instance of lying concealed so as to attack by surprise: The highwaymen waited in ambush near the road.
- an act or instance of attacking unexpectedly from a concealed position.
- the concealed position itself: They fired from ambush.
- those who attack suddenly and unexpectedly from a concealed position.
- to attack from ambush.
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