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military installation

A base, camp, post, station, yard, center, or other activity under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of a Military Department or, in the case of an activity in a foreign country, under the operational control of the Secretary of a Military Department or the Secretary of Defense. See also base; station.
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Noun1.military installation - any facility servicing military forcesmilitary installation - any facility servicing military forces
arsenal, armory, armoury - a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms
base, base of operations - installation from which a military force initiates operations; "the attack wiped out our forward bases"
emplacement - military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
HQ, military headquarters, headquarters - the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command; "the general's headquarters were a couple of large tents"
military post, post - military installation at which a body of troops is stationed; "this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby"; "there is an officer's club on the post"
naval installation, shore station - military installation servicing naval forces
silo - military installation consisting of an underground structure where ballistic missiles can be stored and fired
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"
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