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The permanent standing army of a nation or state.
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|Noun||1.||regular army - a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state|
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
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"
standing army - a permanent army of paid soldiers
Union Army - the northern army during the American Civil War
Continental Army - the American army during the American Revolution
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