levy en masse

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levy en masse (ˈlɛvɪ ɒn ˈmæs)
 
n
Also called: levée en masse the conscription of the civilian population in large numbers in the face of impending invasion

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levy en masse

noun
the act of drafting into military service [syn: levy
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