Territorial Army

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Territorial Army

n
(Military) (in Britain) a standing reserve army originally organized between 1907 and 1908. Full name: Territorial and Volunteer Reserve
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Noun1.Territorial Army - British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great BritainTerritorial Army - British unit of nonprofessional soldiers organized for the defense of Great Britain
yeomanry - a British volunteer cavalry force organized in 1761 for home defense later incorporated into the Territorial Army
territorial reserve, territorial - a territorial military unit
territorial - nonprofessional soldier member of a territorial military unit
Translations

Territorial Army

n (Brit) → Territorialheer nt

Territorial Army

n (Brit) → Milizia Territoriale
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