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military expedition

Definitions of military expedition
  1. noun
    a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country
    synonyms: expedition, hostile expedition
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    types:
    Crusade, crusade
    any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims
    type of:
    campaign, military campaign
    several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
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