army group


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army group

n.
An operational military formation consisting of two or more armies and their supporting elements.
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army group

The largest formation of land forces, normally comprising two or more armies or army corps under a designated commander.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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