military group


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Noun1.military group - a unit that is part of some military servicemilitary group - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
trip wire - a small military force that serves as a first line of defense; if they become engaged in hostilities it will trigger the intervention of stronger military forces
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
command - a military unit or region under the control of a single officer
enemy - an opposing military force; "the enemy attacked at dawn"
task force - a temporary military unit formed to accomplish a particular objective
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
naval unit - a military unit that is part of a navy
air unit - a military unit that is part of the airforce
armour, armor - a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
armed service, military service, service - a force that is a branch of the armed forces
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
mujahadeen, mujahadein, mujahadin, mujahedeen, mujahedin, mujahideen, mujahidin - a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad; "some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists"
guard - a military unit serving to protect some place or person
legion - a large military unit; "the French Foreign Legion"
echelon - a body of troops arranged in a line
phalanx - a body of troops in close array
Republican Guard - formerly Iraq's elite military unit whose primary role was to protect the government in Baghdad
Haganah - the clandestine military wing of the Jewish leadership during the British rule over the mandate of Palestine from 1920 to 1948; became the basis for the Israeli defense force
IDF, Israeli Defense Force - the ground and air and naval forces of Israel
militia, reserves - civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
commando - an amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory
contingent, detail - a temporary military unit; "the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent"
headquarters - (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
spearhead - the leading military unit in an attack
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
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The Georgian side provided extensive information to representatives of the States Parties within both the organizations on the merger of the Russian armed forces into the illegal military groups of the Tskhinvali region occupied by the Russian State Duma.
Emad Mughniyeh, a prominent leader and founder of Hezbollah in the 1980s, was killed in 2008 by a car bomb in a neighborhood of Damascus, which the Shiite military group blamed on Israel.
Doctor Who: Harvest of Time" features a new adventure the third Doctor who works with an British military group called 'The Unit' to save Earth from a vicious invasion by an alien race called Sild.
Anonymity was provided to eliminate concerns about confidentiality or stigma in the military group.
Through post hoc least significant difference comparisons, we found that the peacekeepers' SDS scores were significantly lower than those of the military group (37.
Police said as many as 20 assailants opened fire from a rubber plantation behind the school on a military group escorting teachers and others around the lunch break.
The European Union sanctioned an Iranian military group, alleging it is helping President Assad to carry out his brutal crackdown.
In a meeting with members of the government panel that has been negotiating with the National Democratic Front, the political arm of the 45-year old Communist Party of the Philippines and its military group, the New People's Army, Aquino warned that the government will react to the series of abductions.
They are believed to come from a local tribe and not be involved in a military group.
The word "resistance" is often used by politicians in Lebanon to refer to the military wing of Hezbollah, the political and military group primarily based in southern Lebanon.
Israelis and Americans fear that weapons to Syria might fall into the hands of organizations they consider terrorists, such as Lebanon's Shiite military group Hizbullah and Palestinian faction Hamas.
UN resolution 1701 helped solidify a ceasefire agreement to the July 2006 war between Shiite military group Hizbullah and Israel.

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