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army corps

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corps, army corpsnoun

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


  1. army corps

    Corps (; plural corps ; from French corps, from the Latin corpus "body") is a term used for several different kinds of organization. A military innovation by Napoleon I, the formation was first named as such in 1805. The size of a corps varies greatly, but two to five divisions and anywhere from 40,000 to 80,000 are the numbers stated by the US Department of Defense.


  1. army corps

    An army corps is a large military formation or unit, usually consisting of two or more divisions, that is part of a national army. It is typically commanded by a Lieutenant General and can range from 20,000 to 45,000 soldiers. The exact structure and size of an army corps can vary significantly between countries and over time, with some being specialized in certain types of operations or environments.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. Army corps

    An intermediate headquarters between divisions and the theater army. A corps may consist of two or more divisions together with supporting brigades. Corps headquarters are capable of serving as either a joint task force or joint force land component command headquarters.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. army corps

    See Corps d’Armée.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of army corps in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of army corps in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of army corps in a Sentence

  1. Zippy Duvall:

    AFBF is extremely disappointed in the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers’ new Waters of the United States Rule, farmers and ranchers share the goal of protecting the nation’s waterways, but they deserve rules that don’t require a team of attorneys and consultants to identify ‘navigable waters’ on their land.

  2. Read MoreA spokesperson for Hinson:

    Since the bill was signed into law, this money was going to be spent regardless. If there's federal money on the table she is, of course, going to do everything she can to make sure it is reinvested in Iowa. That's why she worked with a bipartisan group of her colleagues in asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize NESP construction along the Upper Mississippi River.

  3. Lisa Murkowski:

    Let me be clear : I did not misunderstand the Army Corps' recent announcement, i am not'em barrassed' by my statement on it, and I will not be' quiet in the corner.' I am dead set on a high bar for large-scale resource development in the Bristol Bay watershed. The reality of this situation is the Pebble project has not met that bar and a permit can not be issued to it.

  4. El Dorado:

    [ T ] Donald Trump local Fish and Wildlife Service... [ said ] that the likely impact on endangered species is not sufficient to stop this project, if you focus on facts, the facts are that the Army Corps of Engineers made a decision on the facts under the law.

  5. Ron Thiessen:

    Typically, with the Army Corps of Engineers, if there's something that's going to be out of the ordinary, they try and get us that information as soon as possible.


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