an army occupying conquered territory to maintain order and to ensure the carrying out of peace or armistice terms.
- Army of the potomac
Union forces, trained and organized by Gen. George B. McClellan, that guarded Washington, D.C., against a Confederate invasion across the Potomac and fought battles in the eastern sector during the Civil War. Confederate forces from the Alexandria, Potomac, and Shenandoah districts from mid–1861 to mid–1862: later known as Army of Northern Virginia.
- Army of the united states
the army or armies referred to in the U.S. Constitution, especially consisting of the Regular Army, National Guard, and Army Reserve.
- Army strawberries
army strawberries noun phrase Prunes (WWII)
- Army surplus
noun, adjective equipment, clothing, and other goods that are made in excess of the army’s requirements Contemporary Examples Sergei was wearing his uniform off-duty when I met him: a khaki t-shirt and a pair of army surplus pants. Corruption Eats Away at Ukraine Military Charles McPhedran October 20, 2014