What does the word corps mean?

Usage examples for corps

  1. Command of Second Army Corps. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  2. Clark's division of Polk's corps followed in due order on its road. – From Fort Henry to Corinth by Manning Ferguson Force
  3. " Well," said Alfred, " we took part in the Red Cross service, were with the infantry, served a time with the flying corps, then had a little experience with the transportation service, helped them out in the artillery, and did the best we could everywhere we went, if that's what you wish to know." – The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet by Kenneth Ward