Salvation Army


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Salvation Army

n.
An international evangelical and charitable organization founded in 1865 by William Booth as a London revival society and renamed in 1878.

Salvation Army

n
(Protestantism)
a. a Christian body founded in 1865 by William Booth and organized on quasi-military lines for evangelism and social work among the poor
b. (as modifier): the Salvation Army Hymn Book.

Salva′tion Ar′my


n.
an international charitable and evangelistic Christian organization founded in England in 1895 by William Booth along quasi-military lines.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Salvation Army - a charitable and religious organization to evangelize and to care for the poor and homelessSalvation Army - a charitable and religious organization to evangelize and to care for the poor and homeless
NGO, nongovernmental organization - an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
Translations

Salvation Army

nHeilsarmee f
attr hostel, band, meetingder Heilsarmee

Salvation Army

n the Salvation Armyl'Esercito della Salvezza
References in classic literature ?
MY friend," said a distinguished officer of the Salvation Army, to a Most Wicked Sinner, "I was once a drunkard, a thief, an assassin.
This is permissible at any stage of a Salvation Army meeting.
They thought of the Salvation Army with its braying trumpets and its drums.
The church bells were ringing for evensong, and a squad of Salvation Army lassies came singing down Waterloo Road.
Don't you remember on the wall at the Salvation Army it says 'God is a spirit'?
The band on the pier is playing a harsh waltz in good time, and further along the quay there is a Salvation Army meeting in a back street.
As soon as Joan had taken her seat, an argument had sprung up on either side of Katharine, as to whether the Salvation Army has any right to play hymns at street corners on Sunday mornings, thereby making it impossible for James to have his sleep out, and tampering with the rights of individual liberty.
He passed up the gang-plank to the village, and with no more prelude than a Salvation Army picket in a Portsmouth slum, cried: "Oh, my brothers
Work will also look at the impact of Salvation Army services and education through accredited university programmes.
In addition to credit and debit card donations by the swipe, the Salvation Army previously tried using Square -- a smartphone and tablet attachment that immediately accepts payment.
Many of the local businesses the Salvation Army partners with to host red kettles decided to delay the kettles first appearance until after Thanksgiving, shortening the usual six-week period ending on Christmas Eve to collect donations, said Beverly Peterson, Fox Valley area director of development for the Salvation Army.
Celebrating its 150th anniversary last year, the Salvation Army has given hundreds of gifts to the needy, held Christmas dinners for pensioners and, back in 1974, brought children from Londonderry to stay with families in the Guisborough area.