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Botany a form of vegetative spread in which the advance is from several individual rhizomes or stolons growing rapidly away from the centre, as in some clovers.



the term applied to partisan warfare in Spain and the Latin American countries. The best known is the Spanish guerrilla of the Spanish Revolution of 1808-14, which united the liberation struggle of the Spanish people against the French occupation with the struggle against feudalism.

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The resilient guerrilla needs to be willing to fight for the long term.
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The deep gorges, hidden valleys and numerous mountain ranges in Spain were perfect guerrilla country.
La guerrilla mantiene la misma posicion de considerarse una fuerza revolucionaria antimperialista que persigue la instauracion del socialismo en Colombia.
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Guerrilla activities are also effective opportunities to introduce innovation, provide economic prosperity, and create jobs.
And guerrilla gardeners do this with a twist: surrounded by bleak news about the state of the world, guerrilla gardeners arm themselves with the simplest of tools--trowels, seeds and seedlings--and take action to make the world a better place.
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The violence does not stop with the cartels: The illicit drug trade is the main source of funding for the country's four-decade civil war, which pits Marxist guerrillas against extreme right-wing paramilitaries and the state.
The AUC's major rival has long been the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a guerrilla group that doesn't let its leftist ideology get in the way of taxing coca farmers, kidnapping for ransom, or murdering civilians.
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As the guerrilla war against Iraqi insurgents intensifies, American soldiers have begun wrapping entire villages in barbed wire," reported the December 6 New York Times.