army

  • 1 Army — Ar my, n. [F. arm[ e]e, fr. L. armata, fem. of armatus, p. p. of armare to arm. Cf. {Armada}.] 1. A collection or body of men armed for war, esp. one organized in companies, battalions, regiments, brigades, and divisions, under proper officers.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Army — ist der verkürzte Ausdruck z. B. für United States Army British Army British Indian Army Continental Army Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehr …

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  • 3 army — [är′mē] n. pl. armies [ME & OFr armee < armer, ARM2, v.] 1. a large, organized body of soldiers for waging war, esp. on land 2. a military unit, usually two or more army corps, together with auxiliary troops 3. STANDING ARMY …

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  • 4 Army — est un film indien réalisé par Raam Shetty, sorti en 1996. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien externe …

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  • 5 army — [n1] military force, usually for land armed force, artillery, battalion, battery, brigade, cavalry, column, command, company, corps, detail, division, flight, formation, infantry, legion, outfit, patrol unit, platoon, regiment, soldiers, soldiery …

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  • 6 army — index band Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 army — (n.) late 14c., armed expedition, from O.Fr. armée (14c.) armed troop, armed expedition, from M.L. armata armed force, from L. armata, fem. of armatus armed, equipped, in arms, pp. of armare to arm, lit. act of arming, related to arma tools, arms …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 army — host, legion, *multitude Analogous words: throng, press, crush, *crowd, mob, rout, horde …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 army — ► NOUN (pl. armies) 1) an organized military force equipped for fighting on land. 2) a large number of similar people or things. ORIGIN Old French armee, from Latin armare to arm …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Army of Me — Infobox Single Name = Army of Me Artist = Björk Lower caption = UK CD1 from Album = Post B side = Cover Me You ve Been Flirting Again Sweet Intuition Released = April 21, 1995 Format = CD Recorded = Genre = Electronica Length = 3:54 Label = One… …

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  • 11 army — noun 1 group of soldiers ADJECTIVE ▪ great, huge, large, massive, mighty, powerful ▪ small ▪ ragtag (inf …

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  • 12 army — n. 1) to command, lead; drill, train; rally an army 2) to mobilize, raise an army 3) to equip, supply an army 4) to array, commit, deploy, field; concentrate, mass an army 5) to inspect, muster, review an army 6) to encircle, envelop, surround;… …

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  • 13 Army — legend|#b9b9b9|No informationAn army (from Latin Armata act of arming via Old French armée ), in the broadest sense, is the land based armed forces of a nation. It may also include other branches of the military such as an air force. Within a… …

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  • 14 army — /ahr mee/, n., pl. armies. 1. the military forces of a nation, exclusive of the navy and in some countries the air force. 2. (in large military land forces) a unit consisting typically of two or more corps and a headquarters. 3. a large body of… …

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  • 15 Army —    Officially known as the Russian Ground Forces (sukhoputnyie voiska Rossiiskoi federatsii), the army in its current form dates to 1992 when a plan to maintain a joint military among the various members of the Commonwealth of Independent States… …

    Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation

  • 16 army — ar|my W1S1 [ˈa:mi US ˈa:r ] n plural armies [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: armee, from Medieval Latin armata; ARMADA] 1.) the army [also + plural verb British English] the part of a country s military force that is trained to fight on… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 army */*/*/ — UK [ˈɑː(r)mɪ] / US [ˈɑrmɪ] noun [countable] Word forms army : singular army plural armies 1) [often singular] a large organization of soldiers who are trained to fight wars on land. Together with a country s navy and air force, the army makes up… …

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  • 18 army — ar|my [ armi ] noun count *** 1. ) often singular a large organization of soldiers who are trained to fight wars on land. Together with a country s navy and air force, the army makes up the armed forces: After graduating from school, he joined… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 Army —    Byzantium (q.v.) was continuously at war, and without its army it would not have survived. The key to the army s success was its ability to change, as the face of the enemy changed. The fourth century saw the first change, in response to the… …

    Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • 20 army — noun 1 the army the part of a country s military force that is trained to fight on land in a war: He joined the army when he was 17. (also + plural verb) BrE: The army are helping to clear up after the floods. | be in the army: Both my sons are… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English