What is another word for ambuscade?

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To lie in wait for and attack by surprise
“… marching to the rescue of the beseiged Fort Stanwix, 800 colonial militiamen were ambuscaded by a force of Loyalist troops and their Native American allies.”
Catch, snare; trick
To capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
A setup in which hidden attackers lie in wait
“… warned by one of their scouts of an Apache ambuscade, the Comanches took a different path through the mountains.”
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