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White Army

Syllabification: White Ar·my

Definition of White Army in English:

noun

Any of the armies that opposed the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War of 1918–21.
Example sentences
  • To help the White Army, troops from Britain, France, Japan and the United States were sent into Russia.
  • In the White Armies were Czechs, alien ex-prisoners of war, and a sprinkling of Allied Staff officers…
  • This is a 44-page book detailing soldiers and officers of the various White Armies that fought in the Northwest of Russia.

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