War Office

nounBritish (formerly)
    • the department of state responsible for the British Army, now part of the Ministry of Defence

    • the premises of this department in Whitehall, London

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How to use War Office in a sentence

  • I am being forced by War Office questions to say rather more than I had intended about plans.

  • The War Office forget every now and then other things about the coastline above the Narrows.

  • A War Office extinguisher from under which only a few evil-smelling phrases escape.

  • Three days ago we asked the War Office to let us know the merits of the three new Divisions.

  • Sara Lee might have fought the War Office single-handed and won out, but it is extremely unlikely.

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