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field army

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noun
  1. army(def 2).
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Examples from the Web for field army

Historical Examples

  • That night they pressed on, and halted only when the field-army was reached.

    A Gallant Grenadier

    F.S. Brereton

  • After the capture of Nicaea, the field-army of Kilij Arslan had to be met.

  • And now a new phase of the campaign opened, for opposed to the Allies there was only a field-army.

    A Gallant Grenadier

    F.S. Brereton


British Dictionary definitions for field army

field army

noun
  1. military the largest formation of a land force, usually consisting of two or more corps with supporting arms and services
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