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Examples from the Web for field army
That night they pressed on, and halted only when the field-army was reached.
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.
- military the largest formation of a land force, usually consisting of two or more corps with supporting arms and services
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