field army

Words Nearby field army Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use field army in a sentence

  • As a military enterprise, a rapid construction for the support of a field army, it is but a childish chimera.

    The Gates of India | Thomas Holdich
  • Members of this committee are placed on duty with large organizations (for instance, a division, a field army, etc.).

    The Plattsburg Manual | O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
  • The Belgian field army consisted of six divisions and a brigade of cavalry and numbered, on paper at least, about 180,000 men.

    Fighting in Flanders | E. Alexander Powell
  • In brief, the scheme was the formation of a composite field army, backed by a second line of partially trained Auxiliaries.

  • Independently of the field army, the Volunteers had mobilised, and were occupying the lines north and south of the metropolis.

British Dictionary definitions for field army

field army

  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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