An army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support.
synonym: army corps.
Roget 726: combatant; disputant, controversialist, polemic, litigant, belligerent; competitor, rival, corrival†; fighter, assailant; champion, Paladin; mosstrooper†, swashbuckler fire eater, duelist, bully, bludgeon man, rough. prize fighter, pugilist, boxer, bruiser, the fancy, gladiator, athlete, wrestler; fighting-cock, game-cock; warrior, soldier, fighting man, Amazon, man at arms, armigerent†; campaigner, veteran; swordsman, sabreur†, redcoat, military man, Rajput. armed force, troops, soldiery, military forces, sabaoth†, the army, standing army, regulars, the line, troops of the line, militia, yeomanry, volunteers, trainband, fencible†; auxiliary, bersagliere†, brave; garde-nationale, garde-royale [Fr.]; minuteman [U.S.]; auxiliary forces, reserve forces; reserves, posse comitatus [Lat.], national guard, gendarme, beefeater; guards, guardsman; yeomen of the guard, life guards, household troops. janissary; myrmidon; Mama, Mameluke; spahee†, spahi†, Cossack, Croat, Pandoz. irregular, guerilla, partisan, condottiere†; franctireur [Fr.], tirailleur†, bashi-bazouk; [guerilla organization names: list], vietminh, vietcong; shining path; contras; huk, hukbalahap. mercenary, soldier of fortune; hired gun, gunfighter, gunslinger; bushwhacker, free lance, companion; Hessian. hit man torpedo, soldier. levy, draught; Landwehr [G.], Landsturm [G.]; conscript, recruit, cadet, raw levies. infantry, infantryman, private, private soldier, foot soldier; Tommy Atkins†, rank and file, peon, trooper, sepoy†, legionnaire, legionary, cannon fodder, food for powder; officer etc. (commander) 745; subaltern, ensign, standard bearer; spearman, pikeman†; spear bearer; halberdier†, lancer; musketeer, carabineer†, rifleman, jager [G.], sharpshooter, yager†, skirmisher; grenadier, fusileer†; archer, bowman. horse and foot; horse soldier; cavalry, horse, artillery, horse artillery, light horse, voltigeur [Fr.], uhlan, mounted rifles, dragoon, hussar; light dragoon, heavy dragoon; heavy; cuirassier [Fr.]; Foot Guards, Horse Guards. gunner, cannoneer, bombardier, artilleryman†, matross†; sapper, sapper and miner; engineer; light infantry, rifles, chasseur [Fr.], zouave; military train, coolie. army, corps d'armee [Fr.], host, division, battalia†, column, wing, detachment, garrison, flying column, brigade, regiment, corps, battalion, sotnia†, squadron, company, platoon, battery, subdivision, section, squad; piquet, picket, guard, rank, file; legion, phalanx, cohort; cloud of skirmishers. war horse, charger, destrier. marine, man-of-war's man etc. (sailor) 269; navy, wooden walls, naval forces, fleet, flotilla, armada, squadron. [ships of war] man-of-war; destroyer; submarine; minesweeper; torpedo-boat, torpedo-destroyer; patrol torpedo boat, PT boat; torpedo-catcher, war castle, H. M.S.; battleship, battle wagon, dreadnought, line of battle ship, ship of the line; aircraft carrier, carrier. flattop [Coll.]; helicopter carrier; missile platform, missile boat; ironclad, turret ship, ram, monitor, floating battery; first-rate, frigate, sloop of war, corvette, gunboat, bomb vessel; flagship, guard ship, cruiser; armored cruiser, protected cruiser; privateer. [supporting ships] tender; store ship, troop ship; transport, catamaran; merchant marine. ... show more
Roget 72: assemblage; collection, collocation, colligation†; compilation, levy, gathering, ingathering, muster, attroupement†; team; concourse, conflux†, congregation, contesseration†, convergence etc. 290; meeting, levee, reunion, drawing room, at home; conversazione [It] etc. (social gathering) 892; assembly, congress; convention, conventicle; gemote†; conclave etc. (council) 696; posse, posse comitatus [Lat.]; Noah's ark. miscellany, collectanea†; museum, menagerie etc. (store) 636; museology†. crowd, throng, group; flood, rush, deluge; rabble, mob, press, crush, cohue†, horde, body, tribe; crew, gang, knot, squad, band, party; swarm, shoal, school, covey, flock, herd, drove; atajo†; bunch, drive, force, mulada [U.S.]; remuda†; roundup [U.S.]; array, bevy, galaxy; corps, company, troop, troupe, task force; army, regiment etc. (combatants) 726; host etc. (multitude) 102; populousness. clan, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, association etc. (party) 712. volley, shower, storm, cloud. group, cluster, Pleiades, clump, pencil; set, batch, lot, pack; budget, assortment, bunch; parcel; packet, package; bundle, fascine†, fasces†, bale; seron†, seroon†; fagot, wisp, truss, tuft; shock, rick, fardel†, stack, sheaf, haycock†; fascicle, fascicule†, fasciculus [Lat.], gavel, hattock†, stook†. accumulation etc. (store) 636; congeries, heap, lump, pile, rouleau†, tissue, mass, pyramid; bing†; drift; snowball, snowdrift; acervation†, cumulation; glomeration†, agglomeration; conglobation†; conglomeration, conglomerate; coacervate [Chem], coacervation [Chem], coagmentation†, aggregation, concentration, congestion, omnium gaterum [Lat.], spicilegium†, black hole of Calcutta; quantity etc. (greatness) 31. collector, gatherer; whip, whipper in. ... show more
is a specific kind of: army unit.
has as a member: division.
A body of people associated together.
is a specific kind of: body.
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