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land forces

plural noun
armed forces serving on land
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  • He had formerly belonged to the land forces, and had not yet been long at his new post.

  • This done, he set fire to his camp, and led off the land forces to Methymna.

    Hellenica Xenophon
  • Tilbury, on the Thames, was chosen as the rendezvous for the land forces.

    Clare Avery Emily Sarah Holt
  • With the movements of the land forces, this narrative will not deal.

  • The land forces might still save us, but not under his command.

    Cleopatra, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Then, besides these land forces, there were half a million of men in the fleet.

    Xerxes Jacob Abbott
  • This enumeration, it must be remembered, included the land forces alone.

    Xerxes Jacob Abbott
  • They knew then that Athens would be the next point of resistance by the land forces.

    Xerxes Jacob Abbott
  • As to their land forces they saw that things were going on as well as they could wish.

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