standing army :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words

standing army

  • n  a permanent army of paid soldiers
News & Articles

  • LETTER: Says America is becoming a police state
    The American approach to law enforcement was forged by the experience of revolution. Emerging as they did from the shadow of British rule, the founding fathers would have viewed police, as they exist today, as a standing army, and therefore, a threat to liberty.
    Dec. 9, 2013 - The Madison County Journal

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.