The definition of a firefight is an exchange of gun fire, such as between soldiers.noun
An example of firefight is many of the battles between the Viet Cong and the US Army in the Vietnam war.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
an intense, usually brief, exchange of gunfire between soldiers of small military units
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An exchange of gunfire, as between infantry units.