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heliborne

[ hel-uh-bawrn, -bohrn ]
/ ˈhɛl əˌbɔrn, -ˌboʊrn /
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adjective
transported by helicopter: heliborne troops.
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Origin of heliborne

First recorded in 1965–70; heli-2 + (air)borne
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