military academy

military academy

noun
1.
a private school organized somewhat along the lines of and following some of the procedures of military life.
2.
a school that trains men and women for military careers as army officers, usually as part of a college education.
Also called military school.


Origin:
1770–80, Americanism

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military academy
 
n
a training establishment for young officer cadets entering the army

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