Gorilla vs. guerrilla

  • A gorilla is a great ape native to the forests of equatorial Africa. A guerrilla (sometimes spelled guerilla) is a member of an irregular paramilitary unit operating in occupied territory. Guerrilla is often used figuratively to describe secret or backchannel projects—for example, guerrilla marketing or guerrilla filmmaking.


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    Osama bin Laden was the millionaire guerrilla fighter who became the world’s most notorious terrorist. [Scottish Daily Record]

    FARC guerrillas have been waging war against the Colombian government for decades. [CNN]

    The money was allegedly sent overseas to the PKK to help finance its decades-long guerrilla war against Turkish security forces. [Herald Sun]


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