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noun as in group resembling military force

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Historically, conquering armies have seized inhabitants of conquered areas and enslaved them.

Besides, victory fever had spread like wildfire throughout the Allied armies.

Soviet forces had deftly enveloped the German 4th and 9th Armies, annihilating some 28 divisions.

With Marshal at his side, Richard crushed Philip and his armies.

Emmanuel de Merode is fighting rebel armies and a powerful oil company to protect Virunga Park, its animals and its people.

If we can free this State of Yankees, we will accomplish more than your armies down south have.

The battle was for a long time maintained by both armies with obstinate energy.

Also, some ominous comments on what armies spend and what Governments scrimp:—that is ammunition.

The two armies for the time being lay opposite to each other, too exhausted after the struggle to recommence operations.

I have seen the retreats of continental armies in my time; they are always a scene of horrors.


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On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to armies, such as: artillery, corps, company, infantry, squad, and command.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.