Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “the Territorial Army”

See all translations

the Territorial Army

noun uk   ( abbreviation the TA) UK us  
a group of men and women who, without payment and during the time when they are not working, are trained as soldiers
Translations of “the Territorial Army”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)國防義勇軍(成員業餘時間參加訓練)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)国防义勇军(成员业余时间参加训练)…
(Definition of the Territorial Army from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of the Territorial Army?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More