Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

cornhusking
a social gathering for the purpose of husking corn
 
United States Coast Guard
an agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for patrolling shores and facilitating nautical commerce
 
Office of Management and Budget
the executive agency that advises the President on the federal budget
 
form genus
(biology) an artificial taxonomic category for organisms of which the true relationships are obscure
 
transportation company
a company providing transportation
 
air crew
the crew of an aircraft
 
15 May Organization
a terrorist organization formed in 1979 by a faction of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine but disbanded in the 1980s when key members left to join a faction of al-Fatah
 
poor people
people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
 
commune
a body of people or families living together and sharing everything
 
League of Nations
an international organization formed in 1920 to promote cooperation and peace among nations; although suggested by Woodrow Wilson, the United States never joined and it remained powerless; it was dissolved in 1946 after the United Nations was formed
 
nexus
a connected series or group
 
Foreign Office
the government department in charge of foreign relations
 
subset
a set whose members are members of another set; a set contained within another set
 
advertising agency
an agency that designs advertisement to call public attention to its clients
 
Interpol
an international intelligence agency permitting collaboration among intelligence agencies around the world
 
bush
dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
 
grass roots
the common people at a local level (as distinguished from the centers of political activity)
 
gallery
spectators at a golf or tennis match
 
Ivy League
a league of universities and colleges in the northeastern United States that have a reputation for scholastic achievement and social prestige
 
Pentagon Gang
a Filipino terrorist group that broke away from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in 2001 in order to continue terrorism and kidnapping and extortion
 
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