Definition of Landing party
1. Noun. A part of a ship's company organized for special duties ashore.
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Literary usage of Landing party
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1. History of the United States by Matthew Page Andrews (1914)
"up for 25 hours, during which a landing party of British was met and defeated. On the morning of the 14th, the sight of the Amer- The originof ican flag, ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"LANDING FORCE, or landing party, a permanently organized force composed of infantry and artillery, attached to each ship of a squadron. ..."
3. The History of the Italian-Turkish War, September 29, 1911, to October 18, 1912 by William Henry Beehler (1913)
"Pioneers followed the first landing party and facilitated landing by five pontoon landing stages. Major-General Ameglio landed and took command. ..."
4. A Ride Through the Disturbed Districts of New Zealand: Together with Some by Herbert George Philip Meade, Robert Henry Meade (1871)
"... and prospects — Nova Scotian Mission Society — Tanna — A chiefs dress — Failure of negotiations — Operations of the landing party — The Marum, ..."