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Defence force   /dɪfˈɛns fɔrs/   Listen
Defence force

An organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack.  Synonyms: defence, defense, defense force.

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... their presence was needed on board. Also as soon as any article, including guns and ammunition, was landed from the fleet it was replaced from England. When it became clear that the safety of Durban was assured, its naval defence force was re-embarked; but Captain Percy Scott remained on shore with his staff as Commandant until 14th March, 1900. His work there, in preparing and sending additional guns to General Buller—among them a 6-in. gun on a wheeled carriage—and also as an able Commandant of Durban under martial ...
— History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4) - Compiled by Direction of His Majesty's Government • Frederick Maurice

Words linked to "Defence force" :   bastion, organisation, organization, defense force, defense, defence

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