Definition of Expeditionary

1. Adjective. (used of military forces) designed for military operations abroad. "The French expeditionary force in Indochina"

Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Similar to: Military
Derivative terms: Expedition



Definition of Expeditionary

1. a. Of or pertaining to an expedition; as, an expeditionary force.

Definition of Expeditionary

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to an expedition ¹

2. Adjective. (military) Intended for military operations abroad ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expeditionary

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Expeditionary

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expeditionary (current term)
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expeling

Literary usage of Expeditionary

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1. 1914 by John Denton Pinkstone French (1919)
"CHAPTER H THE BRITISH expeditionary FORCE I HAVE thought fit to interrupt my ... The First expeditionary Force consisted of the First Army Corps (First and ..."

2. Report of the War Trade Board by United States War Trade Board (1920)
"A twofold purpose was accomplished by this means—the furnishing of commodities badly needed by the American expeditionary Forces and the saving of the ..."

3. Heroes All!: A Compendium of the Names and Official Citations of the by Harry R Stringer (1919)
"He performed a teak of tremendous magnitude with remarkable success, working at all times with great seal for the American expeditionary Forcee. ..."

4. A Journal of the Great War by Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865- (1921)
"Staff of the American expeditionary Force have been given. The French agency will have the advantage in the study of this question of first access to French ..."

5. Heroes All!: A Compendium of the Names and Official Citations of the by Harry R. Stringer (1919)
"His service to the American expeditionary Forces was moat valuable. DUVAL, RAYMOND JE . . Commandant For exceptionally meritorious and distinguished ..."

6. History of American Red Cross Nursing by Lavinia L. Dock (1922)
"CHAPTER VII THE EUROPEAN WAS Cantonments of the New Armies—Embarkation—With the A merican expeditionary Forces in Great Britain—With the American ..."

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