Share this entry

Share this page

British Expeditionary Force

Syllabification: Brit·ish Ex·pe·di·tion·ar·y Force
(abbreviation: BEF)

Definition of British Expeditionary Force in English:

A British force made available by the army reform of 1908 for service overseas against foreign countries. Such forces were sent to France at the outbreak of both world wars.

Definition of British Expeditionary Force in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day Noel
Pronunciation: nōˈel
noun
Christmas…