HyperDic: ground_forces

English > 1 sense of the expression ground forces:
NOUNgroupground forces, army, regular armya permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
English > ground forces: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state.
Synonymsarmy, regular army
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Membersarmy unitA military unit that is part of an army
corps, army corpsAn army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
NarrowerConfederate Army, Army of the ConfederacyThe southern army during the American Civil War
Continental ArmyThe American army during the American Revolution
Union ArmyThe northern army during the American Civil War
host, legionArchaic terms for army
standing armyA permanent army of paid soldiers
Broadermilitary service, armed service, serviceA force that is a branch of the armed forces
Spanishejército de tierra, ejército, fuerzas armadas
Catalanexèrcit de terra, exèrcit, exèrcit regular, forces armades, host

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