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intercontinen'tal ballis'tic mis'sile




any supersonic missile that has a range of at least 3500 nautical mi. (6500 km) and follows a ballistic trajectory after a powered, guided launching. Abbr.: ICBM, I.C.B.M.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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