Associations to the word «Sortie»
SORTIE, noun. (military) An offensive military mission. Used originally to mean an attack from a fortress, but most commonly used today to describe a single mission by a military aircraft.
SORTIE, verb. (transitive) To sally.
SORTIE, noun. A military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position.
SORTIE, noun. (military) an operational flight by a single aircraft (as in a military operation).
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