- pertaining to or composing an expedition: an expeditionary force.
Origin of expeditionary
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Examples from the Web for expeditionary
But AM-2 is not a friend to the agility that justifies the F-35B over other forms of expeditionary airpower.Why Can’t America’s Newest Stealth Jet Land Like It’s Supposed To?
May 26, 2014
As commander of the American Expeditionary Force, Pershing made two all-important and bitterly controversial decisions.David's Bookclub: Until the Last Trumpet Sounds
December 24, 2012
The one was to be, as it were, the conductor, and the other the statesman of the expeditionary corps.Freeland
The fall of Namur without effect on the Expeditionary Force?Good Old Anna
Marie Belloc Lowndes
“Doing a tour of the Expeditionary Force, I expect,” he said.A Padre in France
George A. Birmingham
At no time was there a shortage of food in the expeditionary forces.
When the expeditionary force arrived, it found no one to shoot at.The Myth of a Guilty Nation
Albert Jay Nock
- relating to or constituting an expedition, esp a military onean expeditionary force
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