an arm of Baffin Bay, Nunavut Territory, Canada, leading W to the Parry Channel. 200 miles (320 km) long and 40 miles (64 km) wide.
noun 1. U.S. Marine Corps. an enlisted person ranking between private first class and corporal. 2. British Military. noun 1. a noncommissioned officer of the lowest rank in the British Army
[lans, lahns] /læns, lɑns/ noun 1. a long wooden shaft with a pointed metal head, used as a weapon by knights and cavalry soldiers in charging. 2. a cavalry soldier armed with such a weapon; lancer. 3. an implement resembling the weapon, as a spear for killing a harpooned whale. 4. (initial capital letter) Military. […]
/ˈlɑːnsˌdʒæk/ noun 1. (Brit, military, slang) a lance corporal
- Lancefield classification
Lancefield classification Lance·field classification (lāns’fēld’) n. A serologic classification of hemolytic streptococci, dividing them into groups A to O.