Defense Department

Definitions of Defense Department
1

n the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947

Synonyms:
Defense, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense
Type of:
executive department
a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a life-long learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.