An organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "defense force" in a sentence
"Subtle Loophole showed Achardus Mallburn, his Privy Council, Archwizard Ilingus, and Queen Siry Boarsden wrangling over penalties to be imposed on the treacherous timberlords of Firedrake Water, who had refused to send troops to join Prince Somarus’s defense force at Great Pass."