There were now five British corps in the British sector, and five American corps in the American sector.
The torch was then run around the stadium, while being passed between a corps of young athletes nominated by Redgrave and others.
Jimmy fits the typical Marine personality and loves the corps with every element of his being.
In 1990, the army's Civil Defense corps—precursor of today's Home Front Command—handled distribution.
As a Teach For America 2011 corps member, I spent the last two years teaching 5th grade at a charter school in Harlem.
In the Russian campaign he commanded the third corps d'arme, and greatly distinguished himself.
They are the volunteers, the owner-drivers of the corps, many of them men of wealth and title.
The corps had no artillery present, its batteries, on account of the mud, being still north of Gravelly Run.
The first Maryland brigade as a corps de reserve on the road.
He made a heroic effort to remain on duty, but died suddenly on the 14th, and his loss was deeply felt by the corps.
late 13c., cors "body," from Old French cors "body, person, corpse, life" (9c.), from Latin corpus "body" (see corporeal). Sense in English evolved from "dead body" (13c.) to "live body" (14c.) to "body of citizens" (15c.) to "band of knights" (mid-15c.). The modern military sense (1704) is from French corps d'armée (16c.), picked up in English during Marlborough's campaigns.
French restored the Latin -p- in 14c., and English followed 15c., but the pronunciation remained "corse" at first and corse persisted as a parallel formation. After the -p- began to be sounded (16c. in English), corse became archaic or poetic only.