Definition of Landing party

1. Noun. A part of a ship's company organized for special duties ashore.

Generic synonyms: Company, Party



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landing Party

landgravines
landholder
landholders
landholding
landholdings
landing
landing approach
landing craft
landing deck
landing field
landing flap
landing gear
landing net
landing page
landing pages
landing party (current term)
landing place
landing ship
landing skids
landing stage
landing strips
landing vehicle tracked
landing vehicles tracked
landings
landladies
landlady
landladyish
landleaper
landleapers

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, ..."

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