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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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My dear Brother-in-Law, - Please let me write again in Spanish, I cannot trust my English, and I am aware, from what your brother used to say, that army officers educated at the Military Academy of the United States are taught our tongue.
One of my deepest secrets was my West Point -- my military academy. I kept that most jealously out of sight; and I did the same with my naval academy which I had established at a remote seaport.
He said he meant to look to it that Tom should be admitted to the National Military Academy and afterward trained in the best law school in the country, in order that he might be ready for either career or both.
When he was a very young man he was in the Yankee military academy what you call West Point.
From his early childhood, to the education he sought at West Point Military Academy in order to spare his impoverished mother the expense of paying for his tuition, to his difficult military career and his fateful decision to serve the Confederate army, to the late years of his life, Robert E.
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Military Academy at West Point, was originally constructed to accommodate U.S.
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Military Academy, and USAF Major Al Rees, Country Program Manager, DIILS.
The book, which focuses on the importance and role of leadership, has since been adopted as a standard text by officer cadets at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst as part of their military studies.
Military Academy at West Point, in New York State--and particularly for the seniors who will soon be officers in Iraq--the war intrudes daily.
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