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Definition of blitzkrieg noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

blitzkrieg

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈblɪtskriːɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblɪtskriːɡ//
 
(from German)
 
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a sudden military attack intended to win a quick victory Word Origin Second World War: from German, literally ‘lightning war’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blitzkrieg