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English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976) 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein , Bernard Law Montgomery , Montgomery , Sir Bernard Law Montgomery
area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming) acreage , land area
agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority; operates worldwide ground sites and an array of airborne reconnaissance and surveillance platforms AFISR , Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance , Air Force ISR
region above the ground air
use of military aircraft to provide protection against attack by enemy aircraft during ground or naval operations air cover
trapped air that supports a hovercraft a short distance above the water or ground air cushion
missile designed to be launched from an airplane at a target on the ground air-to-ground missile , air-to-surface missile
ground location for air-transportation companies airport
trailing plant having crowded clusters of 3 brilliant deep pink flowers resembling a single flower blooming near the ground; found in dry gravelly or sandy soil; southwestern United States and Mexico Allionia incarnata , trailing four o'clock , trailing windmills
ground dried berrylike fruit of a West Indian allspice tree; suggesting combined flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg and cloves allspice
very rich cookie containing ground almonds; usually crescent-shaped almond cookie , almond crescent
instrument that measures the height above ground; used in navigation altimeter
large family of solitary short-tongued bees most of which burrow in the ground Andrenidae , family Andrenidae
terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers angleworm , crawler , dew worm , earthworm , fishing worm , fishworm , nightcrawler , nightwalker , red worm , wiggler
small ground squirrel of western United States antelope chipmunk , antelope squirrel , Citellus leucurus , whitetail antelope squirrel
ratite bird order: flightless ground birds having vestigial wings and long bills and small eyes: kiwis Apterygiformes , order Apterygiformes
underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc aquifer
large ground squirrel of the North American far north Arctic ground squirrel , Citellus parryi , parka squirrel
tufted thrift of seacoasts and mountains of north temperate zone; occasionally grown as a ground cover Armeria maritima , cliff rose , sea pink
Old World fragrant stoloniferous perennial having small white flowers and narrow leaves used as flavoring and in sachets; widely cultivated as a ground cover; in some classifications placed in genus Asperula Asperula odorata , fragrant bedstraw , Galium odoratum , sweet woodruff , waldmeister , woodruff
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