As a proper noun army
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As a noun outguard is
(military) a guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy.
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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.
- The army was sent in to quell the uprising.
# (often capitalized) Within a vast military, a very large tactical contingent (e.g. a number of divisions).
- The army received a bigger share of this year's budget increase than the navy or air force.
The governmental agency in charge of a state's army.
- The Fourth Army''' suffered such losses that its remainders were merged into the Second '''Army , also deployed on the Western front.
(figuratively) A large group of people working toward the same purpose.
- The army opposed the legislature's involvement.
(figuratively) A large group of social animals working toward the same purpose.
- It took an army of accountants to uncover the fraud.
(figuratively) Any multitude.
- Our house is being attacked by an army of ants.
- On sunny days the beaches draw armies of tourists of all kinds.
* army ant
* army base
* army boots
* army group
* army surplus
* Swiss Army Knife, Swiss Army Penknife
* bonsai army
* Air Force
(military) A guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy.
(by extension) Anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.