military service

Primary Meanings of military service

1.
n
a force that is a branch of the armed forces
2.
n
land tenure by service in the lord's army
Full Definitions of military service
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n a force that is a branch of the armed forces

Synonyms:
armed service, service
Types:
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army, ground forces, regular army
a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
naval forces, navy
an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare
coastguard
a military service responsible for the safety of maritime traffic in coastal waters
Marines
members of a body of troops trained to serve on land or at sea
air force, airforce
the airborne branch of a country's armed forces
host, legion
archaic terms for army
U. S. Coast Guard, US Coast Guard, United States Coast Guard
an agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for patrolling shores and facilitating nautical commerce
Marine Corps, US Marine Corps, USMC, United States Marine Corps, United States Marines
an amphibious division of the United States Navy
Air Corps
formerly the airborne division of the United States Army
RAF, Royal Air Force
the airforce of Great Britain
German Luftwaffe, Luftwaffe
the German airforce
standing army
a permanent army of paid soldiers
Union Army
the northern army during the American Civil War
Army of the Confederacy, Confederate Army
the southern army during the American Civil War
Continental Army
the American army during the American Revolution
Type of:
force, personnel
group of people willing to obey orders
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n land tenure by service in the lord's army

Type of:
service
(law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him

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