regular_army has definitions from the field of military
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[ noun ] (military) a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state

Synonyms

army ground_forces

Used in print

(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)

The troop received a new leader , Lieutenant_Robert_M._Carroll , fresh out of ROTC and bucking for Regular_Army status .

One of the more seriously wounded was Lieutenant_Carroll , the young officer bucking for the Regular_Army .

Today he is a major - in the Regular_Army .

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