ARMY


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to ARMY: air force, navy, Army Rangers
AcronymDefinition
ARMYAdult Role Models for Youth
References in classic literature ?
Moreover, the City glitters with beautiful gems, which might far better be used for rings, bracelets and necklaces; and there is enough money in the King's treasury to buy every girl in our Army a dozen new gowns.
But the Guardian of the Gate is considered a faithful Guardian, and the King's Army will not let the City be conquered without a struggle.
The Army is old and feeble," replied General Jinjur, scornfully.
1) By commanding the army to advance or to retreat, being ignorant of the fact that it cannot obey.
2) By attempting to govern an army in the same way as he administers a kingdom, being ignorant of the conditions which obtain in an army.
3) By employing the officers of his army without discrimination, through ignorance of the military principle of adaptation to circumstances.
Hence Bagration with his four thousand hungry, exhausted men would have to detain for days the whole enemy army that came upon him at Hollabrunn, which was clearly impossible.
Wintzingerode was not merely to agree to the truce but also to offer terms of capitulation, and meanwhile Kutuzov sent his adjutants back to hasten to the utmost the movements of the baggage trains of the entire army along the Krems-Znaim road.
The army under such circumstances may usefully aid the magistrate to suppress a small faction, or an occasional mob, or insurrection; but it will be unable to enforce encroachments against the united efforts of the great body of the people.
An insular situation, and a powerful marine, guarding it in a great measure against the possibility of foreign invasion, supersede the necessity of a numerous army within the kingdom.
Such was the army with which Washington had to contend against more than twenty veteran British regiments.
Yet, in spite of these perplexing difficulties, the eyes of the whole people were fixed on General Washington, expecting him to undertake some great enterprise against the hostile army.