Definition of Territorial reserve
1. Noun. A territorial military unit.
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Guard
Group relationships: Militia, Reserves
Specialized synonyms: Home Reserve, National Guard, Territorial Army
Lexicographical Neighbors of Territorial Reserve
Literary usage of Territorial reserve
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1894)
"If to this we add the reserve, we find an army of 2350000, behind which is a territorial army of 900000, and a territorial reserve of over a million. ..."
2. War Manual of the Great Conflict of 1914 by Arthur W. Page (1914)
"... the soldier passes to the reserve for 11 years, followed by 7 years in the Territorial Army and 7 in the territorial reserve. In the active reserve, ..."
3. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"In the Asiatic army, service is four years in ranks for all arms, thirteen in the first reserve, and four years in the second or territorial reserve. ..."
4. Makers of Japan by J. Morris (1906)
"... the men of both classes are passed into the territorial army for ten years, and thence to the territorial reserve until they reach the age of forty. ..."
5. The Fortnightly Review (1883)
"territorial reserve „ „ 1887 „ „ 1893. On the 30th of June next, the class of 1872 will be free, and on the morrow, the 1st of July, the class of 1882, ..."
6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"... then of the territorial array for six years, and finally of the territorial reserve. Students in higher institutions of learning and seminarists serve ..."
7. The Times History of the War: The Battlefield of Europe (1914)
"... period of service with the colours being five years, followed by four in the Reserve, five in the Territorial Army, and six in the territorial reserve. ..."