Origin of army corps
First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for army corps
The whole superb army-corps in front were at that very moment sweeping forward direct on the centre of our line!Unexplored Spain
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.Their Majesties as I Knew Them