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Geronimo

[ juh-ron-uh-moh ]

noun

  1. Goyathlay, 1829–1909, Apache leader in their fight against colonization and forcible removal from their ancestral territory.


interjection

  1. (a battle cry used by paratroopers, especially during World War II, on jumping from a plane.)

Geronimo

/ dʒəˈrɒnɪˌməʊ /

noun

  1. Geronimo18291909MApachePOLITICS: tribal leadertain 1829–1909, Apache Indian chieftain: led a campaign against the White settlers until his final capture in 1886


interjection

  1. a shout given by paratroopers as they jump into battle
  2. an exclamation expressing exhilaration, esp when jumping from a great height

Geronimo

  1. An Apache leader of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A brave and unrelenting warrior, Geronimo was among the last to lead Native Americans against white settlers. He took to farming at the end of his life.


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Example Sentences

Geronimo recommended tinting the adhesive, using K-Bond Polyester Adhesive Color Paste.

A clamping system works best, but Geronimo said hand pressure alone might suffice, especially if the pieces are fully supported by the cabinet.

In 1886, a band of Apaches led by the famous Geronimo surrendered.

Born in 1829 near the Gila River in what is now Arizona, the legendary Indian warrior Geronimo was a Chiracahua Apache.

These questions have haunted the posthumous reputation of Apache warrior Geronimo.

The “special vehemence” that Geronimo brought to raids there could be dated almost precisely to a night in 1851.

Geronimo was the last renegade, the last man to defy the continent-straddling power of the American nation.

That is not to say that Geronimo did not fight for a cause that was very real to him.

I am also advised as to what you say of the person of Don Geronimo de Silva, and the assistance which you have had from him.

Pursuing the road to the distance of three leagues further, we arrive at San Geronimo de Surco.

San Geronimo de Surco is 6945 feet above the level of the sea.

A novel of the army on the frontier during the time of the Indian outbreaks under Geronimo and others in the late seventies.

"Permit my servant to take those cushions which are beneath you," said Don Geronimo icily.

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