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Definition of "reconnaissance" []

  • An inspection or exploration of an area, especially one made to gather military information. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reconnaissance" in a sentence
  • "We just got - we just got what we call a reconnaissance plane."
  • "In the September Campaign of 1939, he flew several sorties in reconnaissance flights as Air Gunner."
  • "When his team went to Vietnam, their duties included working with ex-Vietcong, known as “chu-hoi,” in reconnaissance and infiltration"