Battalion

Definition of Battalion

Bat`tal´ion   Pronunciation: băt`tăl´yŭn; 106
n.1.A body of troops; esp. a body of troops or an army in battle array.
2.(Mil.) 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.
v. t.1.To form into battalions.

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