Army corps



(def 1b).
Contemporary Examples

The army corps of Engineers sent a “SWAT” team of dewatering experts to help drain flooded subway tunnels.
Warm Up, Cook, Recharge: A Smart Tool Born of Hurricane Sandy Aftermath Kevin Fallon November 9, 2012

He saved an army corps from disaster, and then a round shot ended all for him.
The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes’s Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary Malcolm Jones May 25, 2014

Akaka served with the army corps of Engineers during World War II while Graham is a reserve Air Force officer who served in Iraq.
Hope for Failing Military Schools John Solomon July 17, 2011

Historical Examples

The army corps Commander decided to give us very much more liberty.
A Prisoner in Turkey John Still

The fire of the Siberian army corps could not ward off defeat.
New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915 Various

In view of these circumstances, I parted with him, placing him in command of an army corps.
The Kaiser’s Memoirs William II, German Emperor

It will get into another current, and drift into other brigades, divisions, and army corps.
The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty

Thus commanded, it is utterly indefensible, and would need an army corps to hold it.
South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 (of 6) Louis Creswicke

I certainly had hoped ere this to have seen him in command of an army corps.
1914 John French, Viscount of Ypres

A French army corps was charged with the task of besieging the citadel; an English fleet blockaded the river Scheldt.
History of Modern Europe 1972-1878 C. A. Fyffe

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