Definition of Regular army
1. Noun. A permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state.
Specialized synonyms: Host, Legion, Standing Army, Union Army, Army Of The Confederacy, Confederate Army, Continental Army
Member holonyms: Army Unit, Army Corps, Corps
Generic synonyms: Armed Service, Military Service, Service
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
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Literary usage of Regular army
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"It is not doubted that Congress has power to increase the regular army to the number contemplated by the bill under consideration, or to any larger number ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"At the same time, not to exceed one regular army officer may hold a volunteer ... regular army officers appointed as officers of volunteers do not thereby ..."
3. The American Year Book by Simon Newton Dexter North, Francis Graham Wickware, Albert Bushnell Hart (1917)
"The organization of the line of the regular army was fixed by the Act, ... The total enlisted force of the regular army, excluding the Philippine Scouts, ..."
4. A Manual for Courts-martial, Courts of Inquiry and of Other Procedure Under by United States War Dept (1916)
"l (a) All officers and soldiers belonging to the regular army of the United States; all volunteers, from the dates of their muster or acceptance into the ..."
5. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"COURTHOPE : To ask the Secretary of State for War whether retired officers of the regular army who serve aa brigade-majors in the Auxiliary Forces are ..."
6. The Military Policy of the United States by Emory Upton (1912)
"USE OF THE regular army. At least one statesman in the Senate perceived the wisdom ... In discussing the increase of the regular army, Mr. Wilson aaid: To ..."