regular army

Definitions

  • A Survival of the old regular army
    A Survival of the old regular army
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n regular army a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
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Usage

In literature:

This is my third enlistment in the regular army.
"George at the Fort" by Harry Castlemon
Very few officers in the regular army are conversant with international law.
"Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918" by Charles Edward Callwell
The great majority of regular army officers were in sympathy with the idea of protecting slave property.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
The army must have regular pay and supplies, and the men must promise to serve as long as needed.
"George Washington" by Calista McCabe Courtenay
The greater part of Howe's army, accordingly, consisted of experienced regulars.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
Also, from what they tell me, Shaw and the 13th Division of the New Army are playing up with the clockwork regularity of veterans.
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2" by Ian Hamilton
The officers of the regular army are almost all prisoners.
"The Young Franc Tireurs" by G. A. Henty
We must raise a regular army.
"For the Liberty of Texas" by Edward Stratemeyer
At this time the plan of filling up the regular army was abandoned.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
About two o'clock, Dr. Welsh, who had been assisting the regular army surgeons, came and lay down beside me.
"At the Point of the Sword" by Herbert Hayens
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In news:

A day later, while attempting to signal rescuers flying above heavy jungle territory controlled by the Pathet Lao and North Vietnamese Army regulars, Dengler was captured.
Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi is largely relying on paramilitary forces, some of them bolstered by foreign mercenaries, to crush a popular uprising amid signs of schisms in the regular army, according to Libyan and military experts.
Just a couple dozen Russian army regulars beating the crap out of each other with pillows.
Information reported to the Human Resources Command by field units indicates these Regular Army soldiers are eligible for active-duty promotion to sergeant and staff sergeant on Sept 1.
Due largely to its Irish identity, the medium-sized pub maintains a steady army of regulars (mostly older) who belly up to the old marble bar for Guinness and whiskey.
The withdrawal could be accomplished within hours if Gen Kagame gave the order M23 is essentially a special unit of Rwanda's regular army.
All of them and the regular army abuse civilians .
Now, though some of them will be inducted into the regular Nepalese army, thousands more will simply return home – to lands that are desperate for income and development.
Colonel Muammar el- Qaddafi 's forces struck back on three fronts on Monday, using fighter jets, special forces units and regular army troops in an escalation of hostilities that brought Libya closer to civil war.
Warrant officers in the National Guard and Army Reserve now have a shot at Regular Army career opportunities.
Major Roger Ross, a Salvation Army commander, said Tinker is one of their biggest money raisers in the area: He brings in 10 times the amount of a regular bell ringer.
It has been a long 10 years for Army in its unsuccessful attempts to defeat Navy in the final game of the regular season.
A British army of nearly 7,000 surrendered today to a combined force of American militia and Continental regulars.
She and her husband, retired Army Col. Carl Carter, have maintained a stake in the school district, regularly attending board meetings.
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