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Definition of Troops

Troop
Troop Troop, n. See Boy scout, above.
Troop
Troop Troop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Trooped; p. pr. & vb. n. Trooping.] 1. To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops. ``Armies . . . troop to their standard.' --Milton. 2. To march on; to go forward in haste. Nor do I, as an enemy to peace, Troop in the throngs of military men. --Shak.
Troop
Troop Troop, n. [F. troupe, OF. trope, trupe, LL. troppus; of uncertain origin; cf. Icel. [thorn]orp a hamlet, village, G. dorf a village, dial. G. dorf a meeting. Norw. torp a little farm, a crowd, E. thorp. Cf. Troupe.] 1. A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude. That which should accompany old age -- As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends -- I must not look to have. --Shak. 2. Soldiers, collectively; an army; -- now generally used in the plural. Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars. --Shak. His troops moved to victory with the precision of machines. --Macaulay. 3. (Mil.) Specifically, a small body of cavalry, light horse, or dragoons, consisting usually of about sixty men, commanded by a captain; the unit of formation of cavalry, corresponding to the company in infantry. Formerly, also, a company of horse artillery; a battery. 4. A company of stageplayers; a troupe. --W. Coxe. 5. (Mil.) A particular roll of the drum; a quick march.

Meaning of Troops from wikipedia

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- largest standing army in the world, with 1,237,117 active troops and 960,000 reserve troops. The army has embarked on an infantry modernisation program...
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