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army corps

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noun
  1. corps(def 1b).

Origin of army corps

First recorded in 1840–50
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Historical Examples

  • The whole superb army-corps in front were at that very moment sweeping forward direct on the centre of our line!

    Unexplored Spain

    Abel Chapman

  • My people don't know the difference between a brigade and an army-corps.

    The Soul of Susan Yellam

    Horace Annesley Vachell

  • Nor was the Austrian contingent to be treated, like the Prussian, as a mere French army-corps.

  • An army-corps, under the command of Junot, had been already placed in the Pyrenees.

  • His keen love of the army became manifest when, as heir apparent, he received the command of the army-corps of Naples.