army corps

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Army corps

A tactical unit larger than a division and smaller than a field army. A corps usually consists of two or more divisions together with auxiliary arms and services. See also field army.
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Noun1.Army corps - an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their supportarmy corps - an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
army, ground forces, regular army - a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
Women's Army Corps, WAC - an army corps that was organized in World War II but is no longer a separate branch of the United States Army
Reserve Officers Training Corps, ROTC - a training program to prepare college students to be commissioned officers
division - an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
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Three months ago I spent the night with the Third Army Corps up by Niemen.
National Service or three more army corps four years ago would have brought us an alliance which would have meant absolute safety for twenty-one years.
Vast forests unrolled beneath him in which a German army corps might have lain concealed, so dense was the overhanging foliage of the great trees.
Those "controlled releases" - which the Army Corps ramped up significantly after the storm had moved on - propelled water into thousands of homes and businesses that wouldn't have otherwise flooded and whose owners thought they had emerged from the worst rainstorm in modern U.
According to the Army Corps, the Lummi had cited impacts to their usual and accustomed treaty rights in its request, and had also included affidavits about their fishing practices and statements about potential impacts from the construction and operation of the terminal.
EPA alleged that the Army Corps did not comply with "Risk Management Plan" regulations contained in the federal Clean Air Act in its handling of anhydrous ammonia at its Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory in Hanover.
The protesters claim they have not been paid for the services they performed for the German company Bilfinger Berger, and demand that the US Army Corps of Engineers, which finances the Novo Selo training ground, execute the necessary control over the carrying out of the contract.
Army Corps of Engineers and others, knowledge of true depth allows selective dredging in higher spots, saving costs.
The Army Corps of Engineers interprets its Master Manual to say there must be sufficient water in the 732-mile stretch of lower river to maintain navigation, a criterion which in recent years has helped to keep the upper Missouri mighty dry.
It was at this point, Eng says, that the CEQ called the Army Corps of Engineers, strongly suggesting that the corps request the services of USIECR.
Army Corps of Engineers are collaborating to restore these sections to their past glory without undermining flood control progress.

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