Definition of Sorties

1. Noun. (plural of sortie) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of sortie) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sorties

1. sortie [v] - See also: sortie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sorties

sortances
sortase
sortases
sortation
sortations
sorte
sorted
sorted oneself out
sorted out
sorter
sorters
sortes
sortie
sortied
sortieing
sorties (current term)
sortilege
sortileges
sortilegious
sorting
sorting algorithm
sorting algorithms
sorting oneself out
sorting out
sorting program
sortings
sortition
sortitions
sortment
sortments

Literary usage of Sorties

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1. Aerial Interdiction: Air Power and the Land Battle in Three American Wars by Mark (1995)
"Number of Tactical sorties, by Service, Over North Vietnam, April-June 1972 Attack sorties Support sorties Grand homing missiles. The threat of IRON HAND at ..."

2. A History of the Commonwealth of Florence: From the Earliest Independence of by Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1865)
"Fortification of St. Miniato—Constancy of the Florentines—Small successes of the citizens—Hopelessness of the contest—Defection of subject towns —sorties of ..."

3. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1887)
"our people. . . . , , it caused In the course of this period the sorties—made The night always at night—against the French and the English during this ..."

4. Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865 by Adam Badeau (1868)
"... operations —Ingenuity of officers and men—Enemy's defence—sorties—Wood's approach—Loss of the Cincinnati—Tuttle's approach—Blair's approach—I!an- som's ..."

5. Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865 by Adam Badeau (1885)
"... material—Scarcity of engineer officers—First ground broken 23d of May—Engineer operations —Ingenuity of officers and men—Enemy's defence—sorties—Wood's ..."

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