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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

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