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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: battalion(0.01421 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to battalion.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three
or more companies
2: a large indefinite number; “a battalion of ants”; “a
multitude of TV antennas”; “a plurality of religions”
[syn: large number, multitude, plurality, pack]
English → English (gcide)
Battalion \Bat*tal"ion\ (b[a^]t*t[a^]l"y[u^]n; 106), n. [F.
bataillon, fr. It. battaglione. See Battalia.]
1. A body of troops; esp. a body of troops or an army in
battle array. [archaic] “The whole battalion views.”
[1913 Webster +PJC]
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.
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
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Battalion \Bat*tal"ion\, v. t.
To form into battalions. [R.]