HyperDic: hostile_expedition

English > 1 sense of the expression hostile expedition:
NOUNacthostile expedition, expedition, military expeditiona military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country
English > hostile expedition: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country.
Synonymsexpedition, military expedition
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
NarrowerCrusadeAny of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims
Broadercampaign, military campaignSeveral related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
Spanishexpedición militar, expedición
Catalanexpedició militar, expedició

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