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.
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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.
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Salva′tion Ar′my


n.
an international charitable and evangelistic Christian organization founded in England in 1895 by William Booth along quasi-military lines.
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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
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Translations

Salvation Army

nHeilsarmee f
attr hostel, band, meetingder Heilsarmee
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Salvation Army

n the Salvation Armyl'Esercito della Salvezza
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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.) I was no longer interested in the meeting, and, after an appropriate interval of a couple of minutes or less, started to leave with Louis.
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!"
Also speaking, the Director of Education at Salvation Army Ministries David S.
The Salvation Army intends to tear down a 17,000-square-foot, 55-year-old building on the 2.49-acre site.
Kirk Bradley, head of corporate partnerships at The Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd, said: "We are thrilled to now be sponsoring the Cub Scouts' Environmental Conservation Activity badge through our Recycle with Michael initiative.