Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Tweedledum and Tweedledee
any two people who are hard to tell apart
 
State Department
a department of government in one of the 50 states
 
psychotherapy group
a meeting of people for psychotherapeutic purposes
 
department of the federal government
a department of the federal government of the United States
 
naval academy
an academy for training naval officers
 
aestivation
(botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens
 
gathering
a group of persons together in one place
 
securities law
the body of laws governing the issuance and selling of securities
 
educational institution
an institution dedicated to education
 
Dominion
one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
 
line
a formation of people or things one beside another
 
New People's Army
a terrorist organization that is the militant wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines; a Maoist organization formed to overthrow the government; uses hit squads called Sparrow Units; opposes United States military presence in the Philippines
 
chapter
an ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church
 
fish species
a species of fish
 
car traffic
cars coming and going
 
Economic Commission for Africa
the commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with economic development of African nations
 
United States Army
the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
 
Augustinian order
any of several monastic orders observing a rule derived from the writings of St. Augustine
 
readership
the audience reached by written communications (books or magazines or newspapers etc.)
 
chemistry department
the academic department responsible for teaching and research in chemistry
 
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