Salvation Army

noun

: an international religious and charitable group organized on military lines and founded in 1865 by William Booth for evangelizing and social betterment (as of the poor)

Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Salvation Army was in 1878

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“Salvation Army.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Salvation%20Army. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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