Garand rifle

[ gar-uh nd, guh-rand ]
/ ˈgær ənd, gəˈrænd /

noun

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Origin of Garand rifle

First recorded in 1935–40; named after John C. Garand
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British Dictionary definitions for garand rifle

Garand rifle
/ (ˈɡærənd, ɡəˈrænd) /

noun

another name for M-1 rifle

Word Origin for Garand rifle

C20: named after John C. Garand (1888–1974), US gun designer
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