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military academy

n
(Military) a training establishment for young officer cadets entering the army

mil′itary acad`emy


n.
1. a private school following some of the procedures of military life.
2. a school that trains people for military careers as officers.
Also called military school.
[1770–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.military academy - an academy for training military officersmilitary academy - an academy for training military officers
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"
academy - a school for special training
United States Military Academy, US Military Academy - a school for training men and women to become officers in the United States Army
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