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English definition of “the Salvation Army”

the Salvation Army

noun uk   (UK informal the Sally Army) us  
an international Christian organization whose members have ranks and uniforms like an army, hold meetings with music, and work to help poor people: a Salvation Army hostel for homeless men and womenChristian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
(Definition of the Salvation Army from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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