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army [ 'a:mi] n.军队;陆军

army ['a:mi] n. 军队

爱尔兰共和军 Irish Republic Army (IRA)

驻港部队 People's Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong

a two-year hitch in the army 两年的兵役

"Commander, People's Liberation Army Military Force in Hong Kong Special Administration Region" 中国解放军驻香港特别行政区部队司令员

People's Liberation Army Military Force in Hong Kong Special Administration Region 中国解放军驻香港特别行政区部队

He did not like the army because of the strict discipline.

He joined the army without first getting permission from his parents.

Considerable experience is required to become a general in the army.

The 6th Army Corps had to draw back to a less open position.

Army personnel are not allowed to leave the base.

During most of my time in the army, I was stationed in Germany.
在陆军服役期间, 我大部分时间驻扎在德国。

The army fought its way down and captured many enemy camps.

He has transferred from the army to the navy.

He tried to join the army but was turned down because of poor health.

a boundary clash between two armies

I was always regarded in the Army with a certain amount of suspicion because of my left-wing tendencies.

He joined the army a year ago.

The increasing army of the unemployed has attracted the attention of the economist.

The army is under the king's direct command.

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

a two-year hitch in the army 两年的兵役

"The retreating German army tried to blow up all the bridges across the Rhine river to stop the Allied troops from crossing into Germany."

部队 army; unit

哀兵必胜 [āi bīng bì shèng] /an army burning with righteous indignation is bound to win/

八路军 [bā lù jūn] /the Eighth Route Army/

北伐军 [běi fá jūn] /the Northern Expeditionary Army/

兵 [bīng] /soldiers/a force/an army/weapons/arms/military/warlike/

兵临城下 [bīng lín chéng xià] /the attacking army has reached the city gates/the city is under siege/

兵痞 [bīng pǐ] /army riffraff/army ruffian/soldier of fortune/

兵强马壮 [bīng qiáng mǎ zhuàng] /strong soldiers and sturdy horses - a well-trained and powerful army/

兵团 [bīng tuán] /large military unit/formation/corps/army/

兵站 [bīng zhàn] /army service station/military depot/

部队 [bù duì] /army/armed forces/troops/force/unit/

服役 [fú yì] /serve in the army/be in active service/

后撤 [hòu chè] /to pull back (an army)/to retreat/

犄 [jī] /ox-horns/wing of an army/

将军 [jiāng jūn] /(army) general/

解放军 [jiě fàng jūn] /People's Liberation Army (i.e. the Chinese army)/

军 [jūn] /army/military/arms/

军队 [jūn duì] /army troops/

军政 [jūn zhèng] /army and government/

练兵 [liàn bīng] /(v) drill troops; train an army/

陆海空三军 [lù hǎi kōng sān jūn] /army, navy, air force/

陆军 [lù jūn] /army/

美军 [měi jūn] /US army/US armed forces/

叛军 [pàn jūn] /rebel army/

千军万马 [qiān jūn wàn mǎ] /(saying) a strong army with thousands of horses; large number of people/

人民解放军 [rén mín jiě fàng jūn] /People's Liberation Army/

日军 [rì jūn] /Japanese army/Japanese troops/

入伍 [rù wǔ] /enter the army/enlist/

十字军 [shí zì jūn] /crusaders/army of crusaders/the Crusades/

伪军 [wěi jūn] /puppet army/

新兵 [xīn bīng] /new (army) recruit/

巡逻队 [xún luó duì] /(army, police) patrol/

营 [yíng] /army/to deal in/to trade/to operate/to run/camp/nourishment/to manage/

政委 [zhèng wěi] /political commissar (within the army)/

主力 [zhǔ lì] /main force/main strength of an army/

{adj: Allied} of or relating to or denoting the Allies in World War II
"an Allied victory"
"the Allied armies"

{adj: Swiss} of or relating to Switzerland or its people or culture
"the Swiss army"

{adj: able, able-bodied} having a strong healthy body
"an able seaman"
"every able-bodied young man served in the army"

{adj: advancing} moving ahead or toward the front
"advancing armies"
<-> retreating

{adj: allegorical, allegoric} used in or characteristic of or containing allegory
"allegorical stories"
"an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army"

{adj: base, mean, meanspirited} having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
"that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"- Edmund Burke
"taking a mean advantage"
"chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort"- Shakespeare
"something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"

{adj: contending} striving or struggling in rivalry or battle
"contending armies"
"two contending parties"

{adj: continental} of or relating to or concerning the American colonies during and immediately after the American Revolutionary War
"the Continental Army"
"the Continental Congress"

{adj: enveloping} surrounding and closing in on or hemming in
"the army's enveloping maneuver"

{adj: formidable} extremely impressive in strength or excellence
"a formidable opponent"
"the challenge was formidable"
"had a formidable array of compositions to his credit"
"the formidable army of brains at the Prime Minister's disposal"

{adj: invincible, unbeatable, unvanquishable} incapable of being overcome or subdued
"an invincible army"
"her invincible spirit"

{adj: irregular} (used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces
"irregular troops"
"irregular warfare"
<-> regular

{adj: lying in wait} waiting in concealment; in ambush
"an army lying in wait in the forest"

{adj: mercenary, freelance} used of soldiers hired by a foreign army

{adj: opponent, opposing} characterized by active hostility
"opponent (or opposing) armies"

{adj: regular} (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces
"the regular army"
<-> irregular

{adj: regulation} prescribed by or according to regulation
"regulation army equipment"

{adj: soft, flabby, flaccid} out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
"he was too soft for the army"
"flabby around the middle"
"flaccid cheeks"

{adj: stalwart, stouthearted} used especially of persons
"a stalwart knight"
"a stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army"

{adj: standing} permanent
"a standing army"

{adj: uncertain} not certain to occur; not inevitable
"everything is uncertain about the army"
"the issue is uncertain"
<-> certain

{adj: unfit} not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition
"fat and very unfit"
"certified as unfit for army service"
"drunk and unfit for service"
<-> fit

{adv: afield} in or into a field (especially a field of battle)
"the armies were afield, challenging the enemy's advance"
"unlawful to carry hunting rifles afield until the season opens"

{adv: demurely} in a demure manner
"the army girl, tall and demurely pretty, threw a quick side-glance at her"

{adv: dolefully, sorrowfully} with sadness; in a sorrowful manner
"his mother looked at him dolefully when he told her he had joined the Army"

{adv: in check, in restraint, under control} unable to act freely
"he held the enemy's armies in check"

{n: Agincourt} a battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415

{n: Air Corps} formerly the airborne division of the United States Army

{n: Alex Boncayao Brigade, ABB, Revolutionary Proletarian Army, RPA-ABB} an urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s

{n: Anzac} a soldier in the Australian and New Zealand army corps during World War I

{n: Armata Corsa, Corsican Army} a terrorist organization founded in 1999 to oppose the link between nationalists and the Corsican mafia
"the attacks of Armata Corsa are aimed at symbolic targets of colonialism in Corsica"

{n: Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia, ASALA, Orly Group, 3rd October Organization} a militant Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization formed in 1975 to force Turkey to acknowledge killing more than a million Armenians and forcibly removing them from border areas in 1915; wants Turkey to pay reparations and cede territory to Armenia
"ASALA bombing at Orly Airport in Paris in 1983 killed 8 and wounded 55 people"

{n: Army High Performance Computing Research Center, AHPCRC} a United States defense laboratory to conduct research in high-performance computing for defense technology applications; a partnership of government and university and industry

{n: Army Intelligence, AI} an agency of the United States Army responsible for providing timely and relevant and accurate and synchronized intelligence to tactical and operational and strategic level commanders

{n: Army National Guard, ARNG} a civilian reserve component of the United States Army comprised of guardsmen who serve during overseas peacekeeping missions and during local emergencies

{n: Army for the Liberation of Rwanda, ALIR, Former Armed Forces, FAR, Interahamwe} a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
"in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists"

{n: Atlanta, capital of Georgia} state capital and largest city of Georgia; chief commercial center of the southeastern United States; was plundered and burned by Sherman's army during the American Civil War

{n: Austerlitz, battle of Austerlitz} a decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian armies of Emperor Francis II

{n: Borodino} Napoleon defeated the Russians in 1812 in a pitched battle at a village in western Russia west of Moscow, but irreparably weakened his army

{n: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosna i Hercegovina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia} a mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing in order to rid Bosnia of its Croats and Muslims

{n: Braun, von Braun, Wernher von Braun, Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun} United States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England); he led the United States Army team that put the first American satellite into space (1912-1977)

{n: Bruce, Robert the Bruce, Robert I} King of Scotland from 1306 to 1329; defeated the English army under Edward II at Bannockburn and gained recognition of Scottish independence (1274-1329)

{n: Bull Run, Battle of Bull Run} either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles

{n: C-ration} a canned field ration issued by the United States army

{n: Chattanooga, battle of Chattanooga} in the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg

{n: Chorizagrotis, genus Chorizagrotis} moths whose larvae are army cutworms

{n: Confederate Army, Army of the Confederacy} the southern army during the American Civil War

{n: Confederate soldier} a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War

{n: Continental Army} the American army during the American Revolution

{n: Continuity Irish Republican Army, CIRA, Continuity Army Council} a terrorist organization formed in Ireland in 1994 as a clandestine armed wing of Sinn Fein

{n: Criminal Investigation Command, CID} the United States Army's principal law enforcement agency responsible for the conduct of criminal investigations for all levels of the Army anywhere in the world

{n: Cromwell, Oliver Cromwell, Ironsides} English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)

{n: Distinguished Service Cross} a United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy

{n: Dix, Dorothea Dix, Dorothea Lynde Dix} United States social reformer who pioneered in the reform of prisons and in the treatment of the mentally ill; superintended women army nurses during the American Civil War (1802-1887)

{n: Dorylinae, subfamily Dorylinae} army ants

{n: Dreyfus, Alfred Dreyfus} French army officer of Jewish descent whose false imprisonment for treason in 1894 raised issues of anti-Semitism that dominated French politics until his release in 1906 (1859-1935)

{n: East India Company} an English company formed in 1600 to develop trade with the new British colonies in India and southeastern Asia; in the 18th century it assumed administrative control of Bengal and held it until the British army took over in 1858 after the Indian Mutiny

{n: Federal, Federal soldier, Union soldier} a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War

{n: Fontenoy, Battle of Fontenoy} a battle in 1745 in which the French army under Marshal Saxe defeated the English army and their allies under the duke of Cumberland

{n: Fort Meade, Fort George Gordon Meade, Fort George G. Meade} a United States Army base in Maryland; headquarters of the National Security Agency

{n: Franco, Francisco Franco, El Caudillo, General Franco} Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)

{n: Frederick William I} son of Frederick I who became king of Prussia in 1713; reformed and strengthened the Prussian army (1688-1740)

{n: Fredericksburg, Battle of Fredericksburg} an important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union's army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate army under Robert E. Lee

{n: French Foreign Legion} a former foreign legion in the French army that was used for military duties outside of France

{n: Gettysburg, Battle of Gettysburg} a battle of the American Civil War (1863); the defeat of Robert E. Lee's invading Confederate army was a major victory for the Union

{n: Goethals, George Washington Goethals} United States army officer and engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal (1858-1928)

{n: Golden Horde} a Mongolian army that swept over eastern Europe in the 13th century

{n: Gorgas, William Crawford Gorgas} United States Army surgeon who suppressed yellow fever in Havana and in the Panama Canal Zone (1854-1920)

{n: Grant, Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Hiram Ulysses Grant, President Grant} 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)

{n: Green Beret} a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces

{n: Guevara, Ernesto Guevara, Che Guevara} an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; was captured and executed by the Bolivian army (1928-1967)

{n: Gurkha} a member of the Nepalese force that has been part of the British army for 200 years; known for fierceness in combat

{n: Hannibal} general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War; crossed the Alps and defeated the Romans but was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated (247-182 BC)

{n: Hasdrubal} general who commanded a Carthaginian army in Spain; joined his brother Hannibal in Italy and was killed by the Romans at the battle of Metaurus River (died 207 BC)

{n: Helen, Helen of Troy} (Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris; the Greek army sailed to Troy to get her back which resulted in the Trojan War

{n: Henry IV, Henry of Navarre, Henry the Great} king of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France;

{n: Higginson, Thomas Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Storrow Higginson} United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)

{n: Hooker, Joseph Hooker, Fighting Joe Hooker} United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)

{n: Irish National Liberation Army, INLA, People's Liberation Army, People's Republican Army, Catholic Reaction Force} a radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland

{n: Irish Republican Army, IRA, Provisional Irish Republican Army, Provisional IRA, Provos} a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland

{n: Islamic Army of Aden, IAA, Islamic Army of Aden-Abyan, Aden-Abyan Islamic Army} Yemen-based terrorist group that supports al-Qaeda's goals; seeks to overthrow the Yemeni government and eliminate United States interests; responsible for bombings and kidnappings and killing Western tourists in Yemen

{n: Jackson, Thomas Jackson, Thomas J. Jackson, Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Stonewall Jackson} general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)

{n: Jaish-i-Mohammed, Jaish-e-Muhammad, JEM, Army of Muhammad} a terrorist organization founded in 2000; a militant Islamic group active in Kashmir and closely aligned with al-Rashid Trust; seeks to secure release of imprisoned fellow militants by kidnappings

{n: Japanese Red Army, JRA, Anti-Imperialist International Brigade} a terrorist group organized in 1970 to overthrow the Japanese government and monarchy and to foment world revolution; is said to have close ties with Palestinian terrorists
"in 1972 the Japanese Red Army was responsible for a massacre at an airport in Israel"

{n: Joffre, Joseph Jacques Cesaire Joffre} French field marshal who commanded the Allied armies in France during World War II (1852-1931)

{n: Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Chiefs} the executive agency that advises the President on military questions; composed of the chiefs of the United States Army and the United States Navy and the United States Air Force and the commandant of the United States Marine Corps

{n: Krupp, Alfred Krupp} German arms manufacturer and son of Friedrich Krupp; his firm provided ordinance for German armies from the 1840s through World War II (1812-1887)

{n: Lake Trasimenus, Battle of Lake Trasimenus} a battle in 217 BC in which Hannibal ambushed a Roman army led by Flaminius

{n: Lashkar-e-Taiba, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, LET, Army of the Pure, Army of the Righteous} the most brutal terrorist group active in Kashmir; fights against India with the goal of restoring Islamic rule of India
"Lashkar-e-Toiba has committed mass murders of civilian Hindus"

{n: Lee, Robert E. Lee, Robert Edward Lee} American general who led the Confederate armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870)

{n: Lord's Resistance Army} a quasi-religious rebel group in Uganda that terrorized and raped women and kidnapped children who were forced to serve in the army

{n: Meuse, Meuse River, Argonne, Argonne Forest, Meuse-Argonne, Meuse-Argonne operation} an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11

{n: Morris, Robert Morris} leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806)

{n: Morristown} a town in northern New Jersey where the Continental Army spent two winters

{n: National Guard Bureau, NGB} the agency that administers the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard; provides liaison between the Army and the Air Force and various National Guard units

{n: National Liberation Army, ELN, Nestor Paz Zamora Commission, CNPZ} a terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s

{n: National Liberation Army, ELN} a Marxist terrorist group formed in 1963 by Colombian intellectuals who were inspired by the Cuban Revolution; responsible for a campaign of mass kidnappings and resistance to the government's efforts to stop the drug trade
"ELN kidnappers target foreign employees of large corporations"

{n: New People's Army, NPA} a terrorist organization that is the militant wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines; a Maoist organization formed to overthrow the government; uses hit squads called Sparrow Units; opposes United States military presence in the Philippines

{n: Okinawa, Okinawa campaign} a campaign in the closing days of World War II in the Pacific (April to June 1945); in savage close-quarter fighting United States marines and regular army troops took the island from the Japanese; considered the greatest victory of the Pacific campaign for the Americans

{n: Omdurman, battle of Omdurman} a battle (1898) in which an English and Egyptian army under Kitchener defeated the Sudanese

{n: Plataea, battle of Plataea} a defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks at Plataea in 479 BC

{n: Real IRA, Real Irish Republican Army, RIRA, Dissident Irish Republican Army} a radical terrorist group that broke away in 1997 when the mainstream Provisional IRA proposed a cease-fire; has continued terrorist activities in opposition to any peace agreement

{n: Red Army Faction, RAF} a Marxist and Maoist terrorist organization in Germany; a network of underground guerillas who committed acts of violence in the service of the class struggle; a successor to the Baader-Meinhof Gang; became one of Europe's most feared terrorist groups; disbanded in 1998

{n: Roman Legion} a division of from 3000 to 6000 men (including cavalry) in the Roman army

{n: Rossbach, battle of Rossbach} a battle in the Seven Years' War (1757); Prussian forces under Frederick the Great defeated the armies of France and Austria

{n: Rubicon} the boundary in ancient times between Italy and Gaul; Caesar's crossing it with his army in 49 BC was an act of war

{n: Sabaoth} (plural) hosts or armies; used in the book of Romans in the New Testament
"Lord of Sabaoth"

{n: Salomon, Haym Salomon} American financier and American Revolutionary War patriot who helped fund the army during the American Revolution (1740?-1785)

{n: Salvation Army} a charitable and religious organization to evangelize and to care for the poor and homeless

{n: Section Eight} a discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable

{n: Sinn Fein} an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland; became the political branch of the Irish Republican Army

{n: Sitting Bull} a chief of the Sioux; took up arms against settlers in the northern Great Plains and against United States Army troops; he was present at the battle of Little Bighorn (1876) when the Sioux massacred General Custer's troops (1831-1890)

{n: Sparrow Unit} a hit squad of the New People's Army in the Philippines

{n: Special Air Service, SAS} a specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)

{n: Special Forces, U. S. Army Special Forces, United States Army Special Forces} a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting

{n: Spotsylvania, battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse} a battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign

{n: Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic, SACLANT} commanding officer of ACLANT; a general of the United States Army nominated by the President of the United States and approved by the North Atlantic Council

{n: Surgeon General} the senior medical officer in an army or navy

{n: Territorial Army} British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for defense of GB

{n: Thermopylae, battle of Thermopylae} a famous battle in 480 BC; a Greek army under Leonidas was annihilated by the Persians who were trying to conquer Greece

{n: Third Crusade} a Crusade from 1189 to 1192 led by Richard I and the king of France that failed because an army torn by dissensions and fighting on foreign soil could not succeed against forces united by religious zeal

{n: Tojo, Tojo Hideki, Tojo Eiki} Japanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II; he was subsequently tried and executed as a war criminal (1884-1948)

{n: Trotsky, Leon Trotsky, Lev Davidovich Bronstein} Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)

{n: Trumbull, Jonathan Trumbull} American Revolutionary leader who as governor of Connecticut provided supplies for the Continental Army (1710-1785)

{n: Tupac Katari Guerrilla Army, EGTK} a terrorist group that is the remnants of the original Bolivian insurgents trained by Che Guevara; attacks small unprotected targets such as power pylons or oil pipelines or government buildings

{n: Union Army} the northern army during the American Civil War

{n: United States Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, US Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory, USACIL} a defense laboratory of the Criminal Investigation Command; the United States Army's primary forensic laboratory in support of criminal intelligence

{n: United States Army Rangers} a specially trained elite unit of the United States Army

{n: United States Army, US Army, U. S. Army, Army, USA} the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare

{n: United States Military Academy, US Military Academy} a school for training men and women to become officers in the United States Army

{n: Vespasian, Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus} Emperor of Rome and founder of the Flavian dynasty who consolidated Roman rule in Germany and Britain and reformed the army and brought prosperity to the empire; began the construction of the Colosseum (9-79)

{n: Vietnam War, Vietnam} a prolonged war (1954-1975) between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States

{n: Wac} a member of the Women's Army Corps

{n: Washington, George Washington, President Washington} 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)

{n: West Point} United States Army installation on the west bank of Hudson river north of New York City; site of United States Military Academy

{n: Wilderness Campaign} American Civil War; a series of indecisive battles in Grant's campaign (1864) against Lee in which both armies suffered terrible losses

{n: Women's Army Corps, WAC} an army corps that was organized in World War II but is no longer a separate branch of the United States Army

{n: Xerxes I, Xerxes the Great} king of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated (519-465 BC)

{n: al Itihaad al Islamiya, al-Itihaad al-Islamiya, Islamic Unity, AIAI} a fundamentalist Islamic group in Somalia who initially did fundraising for al-Qaeda; responsible for ambushing United States Army Rangers and for terrorist bombings in Ethiopia; believed to have branches in several countries

{n: antbird, ant bird} any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarms

{n: army ant, driver ant, legionary ant} tropical nomadic ant that preys mainly on other insects

{n: army attache} a military attache who is a commissioned or warrant officer in an army

{n: army base} a large base of operations for an army

{n: army brat} the child of a career officer of the United States Army

{n: army cutworm, Chorizagrotis auxiliaris} larvae (of a noctuid moth) that travel in large groups and destroy grains and alfalfa in the midwestern states

{n: army engineer, military engineer} a member of the military who is trained in engineering and construction work

{n: army officer} an officer in the armed forces
"he's a retired army officer"

{n: army unit} a military unit that is part of an army

{n: army, regular army, ground forces} a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state

{n: armyworm, army worm, Pseudaletia unipuncta} noctuid moth larvae that travel in multitudes destroying especially grass and grain

{n: army} a large number of people united for some specific purpose

{n: artillery, artillery unit} an army unit that uses big guns

{n: baggage} the portable equipment and supplies of an army

{n: battalion} an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies

{n: battle group} an army unit usually consisting of five companies

{n: battlefront, front, front line} the line along which opposing armies face each other

{n: blue} any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue
"the Union army was a vast blue"

{n: brigade} army unit smaller than a division

{n: camp, encampment, cantonment, bivouac} temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
"wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"

{n: campaign hat} a broad-brimmed felt hat with a high crown; formerly worn by the United States Army and Marine personnel

{n: cavalryman, trooper} a soldier in a motorized army unit

{n: cavalry} a highly mobile army unit

{n: clerihew} a witty satiric verse containing two rhymed couplets and mentioning a famous person
"`The president is George W. Bush, Who is happy to sit on his tush, While sending his armies to fight, For anything he thinks is right' is a clerihew"

{n: colonel} a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general

{n: commissioned military officer} a commissioned officer in the army or air force or marine corp

{n: confusion} disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably
"the army retreated in confusion"

{n: corporal} a noncommissioned officer in the army or airforce or marines

{n: corps, army corps} an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support

{n: defeat, licking} an unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
"it was a narrow defeat"
"the army's only defeat"
"they suffered a convincing licking"
<-> victory

{n: dialect, idiom, accent} the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
"the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English"
"he has a strong German accent"
"it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy"

{n: division} an army unit large enough to sustain combat
"two infantry divisions were held in reserve"

{n: field artillery, field gun} movable artillery (other than antiaircraft) used by armies in the field (especially for direct support of front-line troops)

{n: field marshal} an officer holding the highest rank in the army

{n: field, field of operations, theater, theater of operations, theatre, theatre of operations} a region in which active military operations are in progress
"the army was in the field awaiting action"
"he served in the Vietnam theater for three years"

{n: first lieutenant} a commissioned officer in the army or air force or marines ranking above a 2nd lieutenant and below a captain

{n: first sergeant, sergeant first class} a sergeant in the army above the rank of staff sergeant and below master sergeant

{n: franc-tireur} a sharpshooter (in the French army)

{n: general officer} officers in the army or air force or marines above the rank of colonel

{n: grey, gray} any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
"the Confederate army was a vast grey"

{n: group captain} a commissioned officer (especially one in the Royal Air Force) equivalent in rank to a colonel in the army

{n: harasser, harrier} a persistent attacker
"the harassers were not members of the regular army"

{n: home guard} a volunteer unit formed to defend the homeland while the regular army is fighting elsewhere

{n: horse cavalry} an army unit mounted on horseback

{n: host, legion} archaic terms for army

{n: humor, humour, sense of humor, sense of humour} the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
"she didn't appreciate my humor"
"you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"

{n: hut, army hut, field hut} temporary military shelter

{n: identity, personal identity, individuality} the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity
"you can lose your identity when you join the army"

{n: impedimenta} the baggage and equipment carried by an army

{n: infantry, foot} an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
"there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"

{n: initiation, induction, installation} a formal entry into an organization or position or office
"his initiation into the club"
"he was ordered to report for induction into the army"
"he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"

{n: invasion} the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder

{n: jump, parachuting} descent with a parachute
"he had done a lot of parachuting in the army"

{n: lieutenant colonel, light colonel} a commissioned officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines holding a rank above major and below colonel

{n: major} a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain

{n: man} an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)
"the army will make a man of you"

{n: master sergeant} a senior noncommissioned officer in the army or air force or marines

{n: mechanized cavalry} an armored unit of a modern army equipped with motor vehicles

{n: military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posture} capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
"we faced an army of great strength"
"politicians have neglected our military posture"

{n: military government, stratocracy} government by the military and an army

{n: military service} land tenure by service in the lord's army

{n: militia, reserves} civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army

{n: network army} a group of like-minded people united by the internet; a new kind of social or political of business group that may exert broad influence on a shared concern
"a network army of software programmers contribute free software to those who want it"

{n: no man's land} an unoccupied area between the front lines of opposing armies

{n: olive drab, olive-drab uniform} military uniform of the United States army; made from cloth of a dull olive color

{n: paramilitary, paramilitary force, paramilitary unit, paramilitary organization, paramilitary organisation} a group of civilians organized in a military fashion (especially to operate in place of or to assist regular army troops)

{n: petty officer, PO, P.O.} a noncommissioned officer in the navy with a rank comparable to sergeant in the army

{n: picket} a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

{n: post exchange, PX} a commissary on a United States Army post

{n: press gang} a detachment empowered to force civilians to serve in the army or navy

{n: push} an effort to advance
"the army made a push toward the sea"

{n: quartermaster general} a staff officer in charge of supplies for a whole army

{n: quartermaster} an army officer who provides clothing and subsistence for troops

{n: range} a place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds
"the army maintains a missile range in the desert"
"any good golf club will have a range where you can practice"

{n: rank and file, rank} the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)
"the strike was supported by the union rank and file"
"he rose from the ranks to become a colonel"

{n: recruitment, enlisting} the act of getting recruits; enlisting people for the army (or for a job or a cause etc.)

{n: regiment} army unit smaller than a division

{n: regular} a soldier in the regular army

{n: sack} the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter
"the sack of Rome"

{n: second lieutenant} a commissioned officer in the army or air force or marine corps holding the lowest rank

{n: section} a small army unit usually having a special function

{n: sergeant major} a noncommissioned officer serving as chief administrative officer of a headquarters unit of the army

{n: sergeant} any of several noncommissioned officer ranks in the army or air force or marines ranking above a corporal

{n: shock, impact} the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
"the armies met in the shock of battle"

{n: single combat} a fight between two people
"in all armies there were officers who needed to prove their bravery by single combat"

{n: soldier} an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
"the soldiers stood at attention"

{n: squad} a smallest army unit

{n: staff sergeant} a noncommissioned officer ranking above corporal and below sergeant first class in the army or marines or above airman 1st class in the air force

{n: standing army} a permanent army of paid soldiers

{n: stand} a defensive effort
"the army made a final stand at the Rhone"

{n: subaltern} a British commissioned army officer below the rank of captain

{n: sutler, victualer, victualler, provisioner} a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army

{n: swagger stick} a short cane or stick covered with leather and carried by army officers

{n: tank, army tank, armored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehicle} an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads

{n: vanguard, van} the leading units moving at the head of an army

{n: victory, triumph} a successful ending of a struggle or contest
"a narrow victory"
"the general always gets credit for his army's victory"
"clinched a victory"
"convincing victory"
"the agreement was a triumph for common sense"
<-> defeat

{n: yeomanry} a British volunteer cavalry force organized in 1761 for home defense later incorporated into the Territorial Army

{v: approach, near, come on, go up, draw near, draw close, come near} move towards
"We were approaching our destination"
"They are drawing near"
"The enemy army came nearer and nearer"

{v: appropriate, capture, seize, conquer} take possession of by force, as after an invasion
"the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants"
"The army seized the town"
"The militia captured the castle"

{v: billow, surge, heave} rise and move, as in waves or billows
"The army surged forward"

{v: cashier} discharge with dishonor, as in the army

{v: co-opt} appoint summarily or commandeer
"The army tried to co-opt peasants into civil defence groups"

{v: command} be in command of
"The general commanded a huge army"

{v: constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be} form or compose
"This money is my only income"
"The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"
"These constitute my entire belonging"
"The children made up the chorus"
"This sum represents my entire income for a year"
"These few men comprise his entire army"

{v: decimate} kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies

{v: defect, desert} desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army
"If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot"

{v: drop} change from one level to another
"She dropped into army jargon"

{v: enlist, draft, muster in} engage somebody to enter the army
<-> discharge

{v: field-test} test something under the conditions under which it will actually be used
"The Army field tested the new tanks"

{v: flex} exhibit the strength of
"The victorious army flexes its invincibility"

{v: mechanize, mechanise, motorize, motorise} equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
"mechanize armies"

{v: outflank, go around} go around the flank of (an opposing army)

{v: preoccupy} occupy or take possession of beforehand or before another or appropriate for use in advance
"the army preoccupied the hills"

{v: ration, ration out} distribute in rations, as in the army
"Cigarettes are rationed"

{v: recruit, levy, raise} cause to assemble or enlist in the military
"raise an army"
"recruit new soldiers"

{v: retaliate, strike back} make a counterattack and return like for like, especially evil for evil
"The Empire strikes back"
"The Giants struck back and won the opener"
"The Israeli army retaliated for the Hamas bombing"

{v: snake} move along a winding path
"The army snaked through the jungle"

{v: take} take by force
"Hitler took the Baltic Republics"
"The army took the fort on the hill"

The American IQ promoters scored a great coup during World War I when they persuaded the Army to give IQ tests to 1. 7 million inductees.
一战期间,美国智商测试倡导者劝说陆军给 170万应征入伍者进行智商测试,大获成功。

All these tests took from the Army the basic technique of measuring intelligence mainly by asking vocabulary questions( synonyms, antonyms, analogies, reading comprehension).

The US Army's Military Police( MP) programme is seeking a modified version that will have the viewer on one side, a mini-camera on the other, a microphone, and an ear-piece for listening.
美国陆军的 "宪兵 "计划正在探索一种改进型眼镜,其一侧是观察器,另一侧是微型摄像机,还带有话筒和收听用耳机。

The Military E-Book, being developed by DAIWA, US Army Soldier Systems Center, Kent Displays Inc. and Honeywell, will initially be tested in mid-2000 as part of the US Army's digital MP programme.
由国防高级研究计划局、陆军士兵系统中心、肯特显示器公司以及亨尼威尔公司共同研制中的军事电子书定于 2000年年中作为美国陆军数字宪兵计划的一部分进行初次试验。

Their heads hung down. There they were, coming down the hill, returning like a badly defeated army.

One British army surgeon claimed hundreds of successes for severe burns victims and patients with skin ulcers.

After high school, he became an army chef, cooking for generals on a military base in Panama.

After the army, Mr. Dubacher was a cook in Switzerland before returning in 1971 to his parents ' summer home in Grafton.
离开部队之后,杜巴切先生又到瑞士当了一段时间的厨师,直到 1971年他才回到父母在格拉夫顿的避暑山庄。

Instead of acknowledging the folly of war, or the horrors that Japan's ruthless army had perpetrated in Asia, the Emperor and Japan's postwar leaders decided that they would embrace the victor's strength?? the edge in technology enjoyed by the U.S.

O'Neal's mother eventually married Philip Harrison, an Army staff sergeant, who imposed a disciplined upbringing on a boy.

Under Charles II, the English army was too small to be a major instrument of government.

Not until the war France in 1697 did William III persuade Parliament to create a professional standing army, and Parliaments price for doing so was to keep the army under tight legislative control.
直至1697年与法国交战,威廉三世(William Ⅲ)才说服国会创立一支正规的常备部队,而国会对这一做法开列的先决条件是,必须将该部队置于牢固的立法控制之下。

While it may be true that the crown attempted to curtail the power of the colonial upper classes, it is hard to imagine how the English army during the seventeenth century could have provided significant military support for such a policy.

Mr. Karzai said terrorism, like the Taleban movement in his country, is a product of negligence. He said Afghanistan was abandoned to its fate after the Soviet army withdrew and extremism flourished.

However, it resurfaced last year with an attack on an army base, and since then more than 800 people have been killed, mostly in bombings and drive-by shootings.

Meanwhile, the Pentagon declined to comment for publication on a New York Times report detailing widespread abuses of prisoners in U.S. custody in Afghanistan. The Times says it obtained a confidential file from a U.S. Army investigation. It reports that young, poorly trained soldiers chained a prisoner's hands to the ceiling of his cell for most of four days, stood on a prisoner's neck and kicked at least one in the genitals, among other abusive practices. The report appears to provide details of incidents that were already known, and which resulted in the deaths of two detainees and criminal charges against seven soldiers.

Vietnamese troops marched down the wide boulevards of Ho Chi Minh City Saturday, tracing the path taken by tanks 30 years ago as the victorious North Vietnamese Army entered the city - then known as Saigon - and toppled the U.S-backed South Vietnamese regime.

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