landing party


landing party
noun
a part of a ship's company organized for special duties ashore
Hypernyms: ↑party, ↑company

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noun
: a detachment of a ship's company organized for emergency or ceremonial duty ashore

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a component of a ship's company detached for special duty ashore.
[1890-95]

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landing party,
1. any group of people who make a landing.
2. a group of soldiers who make a landing, especially in advance of a main invasion force.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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