Military land forces
armed force, standing army, regulars, soldiery, soldiers, troops, men, cavalry, force de frappe (French), infantry, artillery, land forces, reserves, militia, the military; see also air force, artillery 2, infantry.
A unit of an army, sense 1
division, regiment, air mobile division, armored division, airborne division, infantry division, regiment, battalion, company, battery, corps, brigade, flight, wing, amphibious force, task force, detail, detachment, squad, troop, platoon, blocking force, patrol, unit, command, formation, point, squadron, maniple, cohort, decury, column, legion, platoon, outfit.
Any large group
A very large number of things grouped together:cloud, crowd, drove, flock, horde, host, legion, mass, mob, multitude, ruck1, score (used in plural), swarm, throng. See big, group Roget's II The New Thesaurus Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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