Meaning of ARMY in English

ARMY

■ noun ( plural armies ) [treated as sing. or plural ]

1》 an organized military force equipped for fighting on land.

2》 a large number of similar people or things.

Origin

ME: from OFr. armee , from armata , feminine past participle of L. armare 'to arm'.

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