- regular army
- U. S. Army
- US Army
- united states army
- throng. associatedwords: militia
Other Word Forms of Army
Origin of Army
From (1386) Middle English armee, from Old French armee (French armée), from Medieval Latin armāta (“armed force”), a noun taken from the past participle of Latin armāre (“to arm”), itself related to arma (“tools, arms”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂er- (“to join, fit together”). Displaced native Old English here.
Middle English armee from Old French from Medieval Latin armāta from Latin feminine past participle of armāre to arm from arma arms ar- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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