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Definition of Continental army

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American army during the American Revolution
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1. the American army during the American Revolution
(hypernym) army, regular army, ground forces
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The Continental Army was formed by the second continental congress after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America. Established by a resolution of the Continental Congress on June 14, 1775, it was created to coordinate the military efforts of the Thirteen Colonies in their revolt against the rule of Great Britain. The Continental Army was supplemented by local militias and troops that remained under control of the individual states or were otherwise independent. General George Washington was the commander-in-chief of the army throughout the war.

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