- U.S. History. a group of American Indians prepared for war.
- any political party or group that advocates war.
Origin of war party
Examples from the Web for war party
Historical Examples of war party
There were no two opinions in the council: let the Oneidas join us with their war-party, by all means.In the Valley
The old chief at Horican, your father, was the great captain of our war-party.The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
These were signs that the war-party had been successful and that pale-faces had been the sufferers.
Two Arrows told Sile they was a war-party, and if that's so, they must have been licked somewhere.
In one place he saw a war-party stealing on the camp of their enemies.