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armies, plural;
  1. An organized military force equipped for fighting on land
    • - the two armies were in position
  2. The branch of a nation's armed services that conducts military operations on land
    • - an enlisted man in the army
    • - army officers
  3. A large number of people or things, typically formed or organized for a particular purpose
    • - an army of photographers
    • - armies of cockroaches

  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
  3. United States Army: the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
  4. (armed) (used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms; "armed robbery"
  5. (armed) having arms or arms as specified; used especially in combination; "the many-armed goddess Shiva"
  6. (armed) (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns
  7. Army is an Indian Bollywood film released in 1996, starring Sridevi, Danny, Ronit Roy, Shah Rukh Khan, Ravi Kissen, Mohnish Behl, Sudesh Berry and Harish.
  8. The French Army, officially the Armée de Terre (Land Army), is the land-based component of the French Armed Forces and its largest. ...
  9. 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.
  10. "Army" is an alternative rock song by the band Ben Folds Five from their 1999 album The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner, and reached #28 on the charts in the UK.
  11. An army, besides the generalized meanings of ‘a country's armed forces’ or its ‘land forces’, is a type of formation in militaries of various countries, including the Soviet Union. ...
  12. A Field Army, or Area Army, usually referred to simply as an Army, is a term used by many national military forces for a formation superior to a corps and beneath an army group.
  13. A large, highly organized military force, concerned mainly with ground (rather than air or naval) operations used absolutely for that entire branch of the armed forces (often capitalized) within a vast military, a very large tactical contingent (e.g. ...
  14. (armed) Equipped, especially with a weapon; prepared for use; loaded
  15. (armed) Bearing prickles, spines, or thorns.
  16. (armed) describes the horns, tusks, teeth or talons of a beast, monster or bird of prey when of a different tincture from the body; wearing armour. ...
  17. (ARMED) 1) In vexillology see ‘armoured’.
  18. (Armed) Wearing armor and bearing weapons
  19. (ARMED) FORCES — The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.
  20. (Armed) (1) Furnished with arms. (2) Adding to anything that which will give it greater strength or efficiency. (3) The term armed of applies to a beast of prey when his teeth and claws are differently colored from the rest of his body. ...
  21. (Armed) An alarm system that has been instructed to look for intrusion as well as environmental trips. An example would be an unarmed system that will still respond to a fire alarm, but which would not respond to a motion sensor being tripped.
  22. (Armed) Any beast on the shield whose claws, teeth or horns were a separate color from its body.
  23. (Armed) Having a weapon or shield 'readied' even if you do not have the skill to use it. Both bows and arrows are considered weapons.
  24. (Armed) Identifies the color of the weaponry. In the case of a beast, this is usually the claws, teeth, and horns in the case of a human, his sword, axe, or other weapon(s).
  25. (Armed) The alarm system is armed when it is activated by entering in a user/master code on your keypad or pressing the arm button on your keyfob. Arming your alarm systems allows for the detection of any unathorized entry.