армия

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армия (ármijaf

  1. army (large, highly organised military force concerned mainly with ground operations)
  2. army, armed forces (the complete military organization of a nation for land warfare)
  3. army (a large group of people or animals working toward the same purpose)
  4. multitude, army, host, crowd, mass

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From earlier армея (armeja), directly from French armée (army; armed forces) or via German Armee (army).

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а́рмия (ármijaf inan (genitive а́рмии, nominative plural а́рмии, genitive plural а́рмий)

  1. army

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  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “армия”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “армия”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 1, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 52