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land mine


  1. military an explosive charge placed in the ground, usually detonated by stepping or driving on it

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Example Sentences

They stepped on a land mine and Syrian border guards watched them die.

With investigative journalists getting into the act, land acquisition became a political land mine.

But suppose a land mine under the road has been exploded before the lorry gets there.

On the way back the tank struck a land-mine, and it was set on fire.

And the land mine is charged ready to blow them back to their antipodes, nicht wahr?

All forms of land mine are improvised on the spot according to circumstances.

As they came back to get away from observation one of the teams disturbed a land-mine.


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