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Definition of Battalion

Battalion
Battalion Bat*tal"ion, n. (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. Note: In the United States army, since April 29, 1898, a battalion consists of four companies, and three battalions form a regiment. The term is also applied to two or more batteries of artillery combined into a single command.
Battalion
Battalion Bat*tal"ion, n. [F. bataillon, fr. It. battaglione. See Battalia.] 1. A body of troops; esp. a body of troops or an army in battle array. ``The whole battalion views.' --Milton. 2. (Mil.) A regiment, or two or more companies of a regiment, esp. when assembled for drill or battle.
Battalion
Battalion Bat*tal"ion, v. t. To form into battalions. [R.]

Meaning of Battalion from wikipedia

- A battalion is a military unit. The use of the term "battalion" varies by nationality and branch of service. Typically a battalion consists of 300 to 800...
- Steel Battalion is a video game created by Capcom for the Xbox console where the player controls a "Vertical Tank"—a bipedal, heavily armed mecha. To...
- Reserve battalions, plus a number of companies in other Army Reserve battalions. Each battalion of The Rifles was formerly an individual battalion of one...
- The Colombian Battalion was a Colombian Army Infantry battalion that served with the United Nations Command during the Korean War. The first Colombian...
- The Lincoln Battalion was the 17th (later the 58th) battalion of the XV International Brigade, a mixed brigade of the International Brigades also known...
- United States Naval Construction Battalions, better known as the Seabees, form the Naval Construction Force (NCF) of the United States Navy. Their nickname...
- The Special Operations Detachment "Azov", often known as Azov Battalion, Azov Regiment, or Azov Detachment, (Ukrainian: Полк Азов) is a Ukrainian National...
- Play media The Sparta Battalion (Russian: батальон «Спарта») is a rebel militant group of the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) formerly led by the Russian...
- battalion chief is the rank and title of a subordinate fire chief or commanding officer in the firefighting command structure. The title of battalion...
- The Battalion (often referred to simply as The Batt) is the student newspaper of Texas A&M University. Started in 1893 as a monthly publication, it continues...
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