Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Episcopal Church of Scotland
an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland
primary school
a school for young children; usually the first 6 or 8 grades
the people who inhabit a territory or state
established church
the church that is recognized as the official church of a nation
typing pool
a group of typists who can work for different persons
Law of Moses
the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
Federal Trade Commission
an independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competition; enforces federal antitrust laws; educates the public about identity theft
Economic Commission for Europe
the commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with economic development in Europe
loan collection
a number of pictures loaned by their owners for exhibition
a religious movement originating among the French Roman Catholic clergy that favored the restriction of papal control and the achievement by each nation of individual administrative autonomy of the church
an ethnic minority descended from Berbers and Arabs and living in northern Africa
working party
a group of people working together temporarily until some goal is achieved
an economic system built on large industries rather than on agriculture or craftsmanship
police department
the department of local government concerned with enforcing the law and preventing crime
revolutionary group
a political unit organized to promote revolution
East Turkistan Islamic Movement
a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression
a social class separated from others by distinctions of hereditary rank or profession or wealth
task force
a temporary military unit formed to accomplish a particular objective
a ruling body composed of clergy
a monarchy with a king or queen as head of state
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