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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. corps, army corps(noun)

    an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support

  2. corps(noun)

    a body of people associated together

    "diplomatic corps"

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  1. corps(Noun)

    A battlefield formation composed of two or more divisions.

  2. corps(Noun)

    An organized group of people united by a common purpose.

  3. Origin: From corps, from corpus.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Corps

    the human body, whether living or dead

  2. Corps

    a body of men; esp., an organized division of the military establishment; as, the marine corps; the corps of topographical engineers; specifically, an army corps

  3. Corps

    a body or code of laws

  4. Corps

    the land with which a prebend or other ecclesiastical office is endowed

  5. Origin: [F., fr. L. corpus body. See Corpse.]

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  1. Corps

    A corps is either a large military formation composed of two or more divisions, or an administrative grouping of troops within an armed force with a common function such as Artillery or Signals representing an arm of service. Corps may also refer to a particular unit or a particular branch of service, such as the United States Marine Corps, the Corps of Royal Marines, the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen at Arms, or the Corps of Commissionaires. The military term was subsequently adopted for public service organizations with a paramilitary command structure, volunteer public service organizations, such as the Peace Corps, various ambulance corps, some NGOs, and other civic volunteer organizations. Due to this use of the term, it has also spread to some other civic or volunteer organizations that lack the paramilitary structure.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. CORPS

    A big bunch of fighters. (Dist. bet. cores found in apples and corps found in arms).

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Corps' in Nouns Frequency: #2746

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  1. sproc

  2. crops


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