sortie: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sôr'tē), [key]
— n., v., -tied, -tie•ing.
- a rapid movement of troops from a besieged place to attack the besiegers.
- a body of troops involved in such a movement.
- the flying of an airplane on a combat mission.
- to go on a sortie; sally forth.
- sortie (Thesaurus)
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