Army vs Elephantry - What's the difference?

army | elephantry |


As a proper noun army

is a sports team representing the.

As a noun elephantry is

that branch of an army that uses elephants.

army

English

(wikipedia army)

Noun

(armies)
  • A large, highly organized military force, concerned mainly with ground (rather than air or naval) operations.
  • The army was sent in to quell the uprising.
  • # Used absolutely for that entire branch of the armed forces.
  • The army received a bigger share of this year's budget increase than the navy or air force.
  • # (often capitalized) Within a vast military, a very large tactical contingent (e.g. a number of divisions).
  • The Fourth Army''' suffered such losses that its remainders were merged into the Second '''Army , also deployed on the Western front.
  • The governmental agency in charge of a state's army.
  • The army opposed the legislature's involvement.
  • (figuratively) A large group of people working toward the same purpose.
  • It took an army of accountants to uncover the fraud.
  • (figuratively) A large group of social animals working toward the same purpose.
  • Our house is being attacked by an army of ants.
  • (figuratively) Any multitude.
  • On sunny days the beaches draw armies of tourists of all kinds.

    Synonyms

    * host * *

    Derived terms

    () * army ant * army base * army boots * army group * army surplus * Swiss Army Knife, Swiss Army Penknife * * bonsai army

    See also

    * Navy * Air Force * Marines

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    elephantry

    English

    Noun

    (elephantries)
  • That branch of an army that uses elephants.
  • Coordinate terms

    * artillery * cavalry * chariotry * infantry * navy