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battalion
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 4
1. A body of troops; esp. a body of troops or an army in battle array.
2. A regiment, or two or more companies of a regiment, esp. when assembled for drill or battle.
3. An infantry command of two or more companies, which is the tactical unit of the infantry, or the smallest command which is self- supporting upon the battlefield, and also the unit in which the strength of the infantry of an army is expressed.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To form into battalions.
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