Ambuscade - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌæmbəˈskeɪd|  American pronunciation of the word ambuscade
Brit.  |ˌambəˈskeɪd|  British pronunciation of the word ambuscade

noun

- the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise (syn: ambush, trap)

verb

- wait in hiding to attack (syn: ambush, bushwhack, lurk, scupper, waylay)

Examples

...warned by one of their scouts of an Apache ambuscade, the Comanches took a different path through the mountains...

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