- the military land forces of a nation
- a military unit usually consisting of two or more corps with supporting arms and services
- (modifier) of, relating to, or characteristic of an army
- any large body of people united for some specific purpose
- a large number of people, animals, etc; multitude
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ar•my /ˈɑrmi/USA pronunciation n.[countable], pl. -mies.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- Militarythe military forces of a nation, esp. the forces that fight on land.
- Militarya body of people trained and armed for war:an army of insurgents.
- any organized or large group: an army of census takers.
ar•my (är′mē),USA pronunciation n., pl. -mies.
- Militarythe military forces of a nation, exclusive of the navy and in some countries the air force.
- Military(in large military land forces) a unit consisting typically of two or more corps and a headquarters.
- Militarya large body of persons trained and armed for war.
- any body of persons organized for any purpose:an army of census takers.
- a very large number or group of something;
a great multitude;
a host:the army of the unemployed.
- Latin armāta. Cf. armada
- Middle French
- Middle English armee 1350–1400
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army /ˈɑːmɪ/ n ( pl -mies)
'army' also found in these entries:
AAF - AC - AHQ - AMEDS - AMS - ANC - Abboud - Aberdeen Proving Ground - Abner - Adams - Adnah - Air Corps - Air Force - Alaska Highway - Aleppo - Allende - Amasa - American Expeditionary Forces - Anza - Anzac - Apo - Arminius - Army Air Forces - Army of the Potomac - Army of the United States - BAOR - Baader-Meinhof Gang - Bautzen - Behan - Black Watch - Booth - Borodino - Bose - Caetano - Carnot - Charles I - Chu Teh - Church Army - Constantine II - Continental - Coriolanus - Costello - abandon - ace - ack-ack - acronym - adjutant general - admiral - advance - aggression