Home Guard

noun the British citizen army organized in 1940 to defend the UK against invasion.

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  • Home Guard — ► NOUN ▪ the British volunteer force organized in 1940 to defend the UK against invasion …   English terms dictionary

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  • home guard — /hoʊm ˈgad/ (say hohm gahd) noun Military 1. a local volunteer defence force. 2. a member of such a force …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Home Guard Command (Denmark) — Home Guard Command ( da. Hjemmeværnskommandoen), short HJK , is the Danish Home Guard s top authority and is a level one authority reporting directly to the Ministry of Defence.It is under dual management by a military General and a civilian… …   Wikipedia

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