Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

temperate rain forest
a rain forest in a temperate area
 
initiate
people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
 
side
one of two or more contesting groups
 
sestet
a set of six similar things considered as a unit
 
Axis
in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations
 
savings and loan association
a thrift institution that is required by law to make a certain percentage of its loans as home mortgages
 
managed economy
a non-market economy in which government intervention is important in allocating goods and resources and determining prices
 
Pentagon
the United States military establishment
 
wave train
a succession of waves spaced at regular intervals
 
mechanized cavalry
an armored unit of a modern army equipped with motor vehicles
 
galaxy
(astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust
 
race
people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
 
accounting firm
a firm of accountants who provide accounting and auditing services for a fee
 
intelligence agency
a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
 
senior class
final grade or class in high school or college
 
horse cavalry
troops trained to fight on horseback
 
Jewry
Jews collectively
 
public school
a tuition free school in the United States supported by taxes and controlled by a school board
 
Euclidean space
a space in which Euclid's axioms and definitions apply; a metric space that is linear and finite-dimensional
 
leaders
the body of people who lead a group
 
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