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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The military forces of a country. Also called armed services.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The military forces of a nation, such as the army, navy, air force, marines and, sometimes, coast or border guards.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the military forces of a nation


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