Definition of jungle warfare in US English:

jungle warfare


  • The military activities and tactics involved in fighting in jungle terrain.

    ‘they were sent in to fight without proper training in jungle warfare’
    as modifier ‘the battalion is about to go to Belize for jungle warfare training’
    • ‘But the major has taught cadets for 21 years and is confident of his charges' ability to adapt to jungle warfare.’
    • ‘Apart from offering psychological help to overcome the trauma of years of jungle warfare, the programme offers educational support.’
    • ‘He's the last surviving member of an elite rapid deployment force that specialized in jungle warfare.’
    • ‘The British Army also runs a jungle warfare training school in the small nation.’
    • ‘They would need to be trained and equipped for jungle warfare and put under command of the inspiring police leadership.’
    • ‘The first two combined exercises focused primarily on jungle warfare and counter-insurgency operations.’
    • ‘Dressed for jungle warfare, the police threw tear gas and fired rifles while a police helicopter flew low over the crowd.’
    • ‘It was a campaign of jungle warfare against colonial rule that resulted in accusations of brutality on both sides.’
    • ‘As a professional soldier, he drew on his fighting experiences in Nicaragua, eagerly adapting jungle warfare to suit New Zealand conditions.’
    • ‘The American military's expertise in jungle warfare has been hard won.’