Definition of Home reserve
1. Noun. United States military reserves recruited by the states and equipped by the federal government; subject to call by either.
Specialized synonyms: Air National Guard, Ang, Army National Guard, Arng
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Territorial, Territorial Reserve
Terms within: National Guard Bureau, Ngb
Member holonyms: Guardsman, Territorial
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Literary usage of Home reserve
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1. The Methods and Machinery of Practical Banking by Claudius Buchanan Patten (1891)
"reserve agents can directly make up for a deficiency in the home reserve. An excess in home reserve can, on the contrary, always count, since if a bank sees ..."
2. Corporation Accounting and Corporation Law: A Manual of Corporate by John Joseph Rahill, Alfred G. Platt (1905)
"Rule for figuring reserve when the home reserve is close, and there is an ... If amount of home reserve by this estimate is short, and conditions admit, ..."
3. The Congressional Globe by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, George A. Bailey, Franklin Rives (1857)
"Those who have continued on the home reserve have cultivated fi»lds of corn, potatoes, and other \ bl>'3, of all of which they will have an ..."
4. The Nineteenth Century (1896)
"... supply IT/TO j^tvad is cut off and we have no home reserve to fall back on ? "* jits w shall want at the outbreak of our next great war is not •uvm. ..."