reserves

Definitions of reserves
  1. noun
    civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army
    synonyms: militia
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    types:
    SA, Storm Troops, Sturmabteilung
    Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943
    trainband
    a company of militia in England or America from the 16th century to the 18th century
    type of:
    force, military force, military group, military unit
    a unit that is part of some military service
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