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)

  1. army

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  • армия in Max Vasmer (1986), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 4 vols (second edition), Moscow: Progress — Translated from German and supplemented by O. N. Trubačóv
  • армия” in Pavel Černyx (1999), Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkogo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language], in 2 vols (3rd ed.), Moscow: Publishing House "Russian Language", volume 1, page 52