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Definition of the noun army

What does army mean as a name of something?

Army is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural:

  • army: armies
  • Army: Armies

  1. a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
  2. a large number of people united for some specific purpose
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic word: crowd = a large number of things or people considered together
  3. the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare

Alternative definition of the noun army


  1. A large, highly organized military force, concerned mainly with ground (rather than air or naval) operations
  2. used absolutely for that entire branch of the armed forces
  3. (often capitalized) within a vast military, a very large tactical contingent (e.g. a number of divisions)
  4. The governmental agency in charge of a state's army.
  5. A large group of people working toward the same purpose.
  6. A large group of social animals working toward the same purpose.
  7. Any multitude


Who is Army?

Army a.k.a. Fred Armisen: Fred Robert Armisen is an American actor, voice actor, writer, producer, director, singer, musician, and comedian.


Army is a fictional character from the 1988 Japanese animated film Akira.


  1. "Army" is a 1996 Bollywood action film directed by Raam Shetty. The film stars Sridevi, Shahrukh Khan, Danny Denzongpa amongst others in lead roles. It released on 28 June 1996 and only did above average at the box office.
  2. "Army" a.k.a. "The Army" is a drama film directed by Keisuke Kinoshita.
    • country: Japan
    • language: Japanese Language
    • genre: Drama
    • rating: G
    • released on (70 years ago)
  3. "Army" a.k.a. "Severed Ties" is a 1992 comedy horror film directed by Damon Santostefano.


  1. "Army" is a musical single of Ben Folds Five.
    • also known as Army (red), Army (yellow)
    • released on (15 years ago)
  2. "Army" is an alternative rock song by the band Ben Folds Five from their 1999 album The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner It reached number 28 on the charts in the UK.
  3. "Army" is a musical single of Nervo, Sultan, Omarion & Sultan & Ned Shepard.
  4. "Army" is a musical single of Dawn Angelique.
    • released on


Army a.k.a. The United States Military Academy at West Point, also known as West Point, Army, The Academy or simply, The Point, is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York. The academy, located in Orange County, sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River, 50 miles north of New York City. The entire central campus is a national landmark and home to scores of historic sites, buildings, and monuments. The majority of the campus's neogothic buildings are constructed from gray and black granite. The campus is a popular tourist destination complete with a large visitor center and the oldest museum in the United States Army.


  1. Army: An army, is a fighting force that fights primarily on land. In the broadest sense, it is the land-based military branch, service branch or armed service of a nation or state. It may also include other branches of the military such as the air force via means of aviation corps. Within a national military force, the word army may also mean a field army. They differ from army reserves who are activated only during such times as war or natural disasters.
    • also known as Armée, Ordu (askeriye), צבא, Armé, Leger, Forţe armate, Armata, 陆军
  2. Army is the newspaper published for the Australian Army. The paper is produced fortnightly and is uploaded online so that members can access it when deployed overseas.

Phrases with Army

Phrases starting with the word Army:

  1. army ant
  2. army hut
  3. army base
  4. army brat
  5. Army Golf
  6. army tank
  7. army unit
  8. army worm
  9. army corps
  10. army attache
  11. army cutworm
  12. army officer

Phrases ending with the word Army:

  1. us army
  2. Toon Army
  3. Sally Army
  4. u. s. army
  5. union army
  6. Bharat Army
  7. network army
  8. regular army

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Army

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Google previewChina's Silent Army (2013)

The Pioneers, Traders, Fixers and Workers Who Are Remaking the World in Beijing's Image by Heriberto Araújo, Juan Pablo Cardenal

China's Silent Army is a revealing and gripping piece of investigative journalism into the unknown extent of China's global power, from China-based reporters Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araújo This book stems from the remarkable, ...

Google previewPractical Dreamers (2004)

Conversations with Movie Artists by Mike Hoolboom

shelley niro the red army is the strongest shelley niro the red army is the strongest It Starts with a Whisper. The Red Army Is the Strongest.

Google previewIran Since the Revolution (2011)

by Sepehr Zabir

The popular army is a national army in the service of the defence of the country and the defender of the interests of the people against foreign aggression .

The popular army is an integrated unity in its own right when it possesses the foregoing characteristics.

Google previewTransforming Military Power since the Cold War (2013)

Britain, France, and the United States, 1991–2012 by Theo Farrell, Sten Rynning, Terry Terriff

The French Army is a capable military instrument whose history nourishes its ambition to remain powerful and innovative. It comes...

Google previewHandbook of Imperial Germany (2009)

by &. Robinson Robinson &. Robinson, Robinson &. Robinson

The Imperial German army is the term used in many sources, but most of time one sees "German army" used even though it is not...

Google previewThe Roman Catholic Tradition (2002)

Christian Lifestyle and Behaviour by Joanne Cleave

The Church Army is an Anglican organization that trains lay people to work in a variety of areas such as work with the elderly, drug addicts and alcoholics, and youth work. They often serve in parishes which are in some of the poorest, most ...

Google previewHeadquarters Army Civilian Personnel System: HQ ACPERS Data Element Dictionary, December 2000

Army, Engineering District, Detroit, MI Defense, New Cumberland, PA U.S. Army, Hale Koa Hotel, Honolulu, HI U.S. Army, Reserve Personnel Command, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternatives (2007)

Utopianism and Organization by Martin Parker, Valerie Fournier, Patrick Reedy

The 'Self- Denying Ordinance' removed the existing military command and the New Model Army Ordinance was passed the...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (2009)

by U.S. Department of Defense

Army air-ground system — The Army system which provides for interface between Army and tactical air support agencies of other Services in the planning, evaluating, processing, and coordinating of air support requirements and operations.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals) (2013)

by Christopher Chant

The Burma National Army was the military wing of the Burmese nationalist group, the Anti-Fascist Organization, and although the British Force 136 had tried since late 1943 to get into contact with the Anti-Fascist Organization, it was only in late ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of War and American Society (2005)

by Peter Karsten

The need for a larger standing army during the two world wars forced the Congress to be more sympathetic toward married service members than in the past ...

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Sign Language Kerli - Army of Love

Quotes about Army

The magnificent army that fought in Desert Storm is a great army, and it still is a magnificent army today. But it was one we designed for the Cold War, and the Cold War has been over for ten years now. (Eric Shinseki)
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Scrabble value of A1R1M3Y4

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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