field army

noun

: a military unit organized to be capable of independent action and consisting conventionally of a headquarters, two or more corps, and auxiliary troops

Word History

First Known Use

1645, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of field army was in 1645

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“Field army.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field%20army. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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