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Definition of "gunrunning" [gunrunning]

  • The smuggling of arms and ammunition. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gunrunning" in a sentence
  • "Some of the gangs have delved into other illegal activities such as gunrunning, kidnapping and smuggling people across the border, as well as into seemingly legitimate areas such as trucking, travel services and air cargo transport, according to the Justice Department's"
  • "• ATF gunrunning probe strategy scrutinized after death of Border Patrol agent: Two AK-47 assault rifles purchased by a man later arrested in a federal gunrunning investigation turned up at the scene of a fatal shooting of a Border Patrol agent in December, according to sources familiar with the investigation."
  • "ATF officials therefore spent weeks deliberating whether to scale back Operation Gunrunner, part of the Obama administration's effort to attack Mexican drug cartels by cracking down on gunrunning along the southwest border."
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