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Definition of Squadron

Squadron
Squadron Squad"ron, n. [F. escadron, formerly also esquadron, or It. squadrone. See Squad.] 1. Primarily, a square; hence, a square body of troops; a body of troops drawn up in a square. [R.] Those half-rounding quards Just met, and, closing, stood in squadron joined. --Milton. 2. (Mil.) A body of cavarly comparising two companies or troops, and averging from one hundred and twenty to two hundred men. 3. (Naut.) A detachment of vessels employed on any particular service or station, under the command of the senior officer; as, the North Atlantic Squadron. --Totten. Flying squadron, a squadron of observation or practice, that cruises rapidly about from place to place. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.

Meaning of Squadron from wikipedia

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