Meaning of Bonus Army

Bo'nus Ar"my

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— U.S. Hist. U.S. Hist.
  1. a group of 12,000 World War I veterans who massed in Washington, D.C., the summer of 1932 to induce Congress to appropriate moneys for the payment of bonus certificates granted in 1924.
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