Definitions for Corpskɔr, koʊr
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an organization of officers and enlisted personnel or of officers alone: a combat unit comprising two or more divisions.
the U.S. Marine Corps.
a group of persons associated or acting together.
* (kôrz, kōrz)..
Origin of corps:
1225–75; ME corps, cors < MF < L corpus body; cf. corpse
corps, army corps(noun)
an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
a body of people associated together
A battlefield formation composed of two or more divisions.
An organized group of people united by a common purpose.
Origin: From corps, from corpus.
the human body, whether living or dead
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
a body or code of laws
the land with which a prebend or other ecclesiastical office is endowed
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 Wurdz
A big bunch of fighters. (Dist. bet. cores found in apples and corps found in arms).
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Corps' in Nouns Frequency: #2746
Translations for Corps
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a division of an army
The Royal Armoured Corps.
- قِطْعَـه عَسْكَـريّـهArabic
- divisãoPortuguese (BR)
- sbor (armádní)Czech
- das KorpsGerman
- σώμα στρατούGreek
- सेना की पलटनHindi
- trupe, vojskaCroatian
- (لښ) يوه قطعه سنبال شوې عسكر مړى: جسد، نعش، لاښ، مړداړهPashto
- özel birlik; kolorduTurkish
- (軍隊編制)團Chinese (Trad.)
- فوج كا شعبہUrdu
- quân đoànVietnamese
- 军团Chinese (Simp.)
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