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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STANDING ARMY

Will not this standing army lead them to desire peace beyond all other things?

He organized a standing army and built roads and schools and churches.

The queen had been prevented from indulging her desire for a standing army.

The standing army is only an arm of the standing government.

This infantry of the janissaries was the first standing army in Europe.

Under the Plantagenets and the Tudors there had been no standing army.

And then, for the first time, the world saw a standing army.

It was in the same period that the Austrian standing army was established.

I will tell you—for this came I hither—say that you will be one of the standing army of England!

And I will maintain supremacy with a standing army of a thousand Terror-birds!