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Definition of fusillade noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈfyusəˌleɪd//
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  1. 1a rapid series of shots fired from one or more guns; a rapid series of objects that are thrown synonym barrage
  2. 2 a fusillade of bullets/stones
  3. 3(figurative) He faced a fusillade of questions from the waiting journalists.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fusillade