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Pershing II

[ pur-shing too ]

noun

  1. a 38-foot (12 meters) U.S. Army surface-to-surface nuclear missile with a single warhead and range of more than 1,000 miles (1,609 kilometers).


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Origin of Pershing II1

First recorded in 1980–85

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PershingPershing, John