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 Meanings and Examples of CORPS
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corps
 n.  an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions; a body of people associated together
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  Such a course is at once more regular and more smooth of working, since a corps of subordinates has but one director, whereas a director may have a hundred subordinates.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
2  In the study were four gentlemen of the diplomatic corps.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI
3  I asked him for you, and you have been entered in the diplomatic corps and made a Gentleman of the Bedchamber.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
4  Przebyszewski and his corps had laid down their arms.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVIII
5  I think it would be best not to bring it before the Emperor, but to apply to the commander of the corps.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIX
6  The diplomatic corps and the Emperor himself were to be present.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XIV
7  One of Platov's Cossacks says that Platov's corps is joining up with the main army and that Kutuzov has been appointed commander-in-chief.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER VII
8  I'm galloping to the commander of the corps.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XX
9  After going through the wood for about a mile and a half they came out on a glade where troops of Tuchkov's corps were stationed to defend the left flank.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXIII
10  Our corps was stationed on a hillside.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XVI
11  From General Wintzingerode's reports, I see that an enemy corps of ten thousand men is moving on the Petersburg road.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER III
12  Another corps of several thousand men is moving on Dmitrov.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER III
13  Thus he stumbled on Bagovut's corps in a wood when it was already broad daylight, though the corps should long before have joined Orlov-Denisov.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER VI
14  These were troops of Beauharnais' corps which had started before any of the others.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIV
15  Three wagons had been raided and robbed by stragglers from Davout's corps.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence:
1  The corps are assembling near this town.
2  The press corps was primed to leap to the defense of the fired officials.
3  In 1944-45 Monsignor Angelo Rotta served in the Vatican diplomatic corps in Sofia, Bulgaria.
4  That the world will end in 2012 is the most widely-disseminated doomsday tale in human history, thanks to the internet, Hollywood and an ever-eager press corps.