an international Christian organization founded in England in 1865 by William Booth, organized along quasi-military lines and devoted chiefly to evangelism and to providing social services, especially to the poor.
a retail store operated by the Salvation Army selling donated clothing, furniture, books, etc., at low prices: This sofa was a bargain at the Salvation Army.
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What Is Whisky Tango Foxtrot And Other Army LingoGiven the size and manpower of the US Army, it's no surprise that its lingo has gradually invaded everyday conversation. Not many of us keep a Purple Heart framed on our desk, though (i.e., we have no idea what these words and phrases mean even though we hear them all the time).
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British Dictionary definitions for salvation army
- a Christian body founded in 1865 by William Booth and organized on quasi-military lines for evangelism and social work among the poor
- (as modifier)the Salvation Army Hymn Book
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