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  • 1 Battalion — (englisch für Bataillon) bezeichnet: eine schweizerische Thrash Metal Band, siehe Battalion (schweizerische Band) eine belgische Death Metal Band, siehe Battalion (belgische Band) eine australische Black Metal Band, siehe Battalion (australische… …

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  • 2 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. Milton. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. (Mil.) An… …

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  • 3 Battalion — Bat*tal ion, v. t. To form into battalions. [R.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 battalion — 1580s, from M.Fr. bataillon (16c.), from It. battaglione battle squadron, from dim. of V.L. battalia battle, from L. bauttere to beat (see BATTER (Cf. batter) (v.)). Specific sense of part of a regiment is from 1708. Madame, lui répondit il, ne… …

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  • 5 battalion — [n] military division army, brigade, company, contingent, corps, force, horde, host, legion, multitude, regiment, squadron, throng, unit; concept 322 …

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  • 6 battalion — ► NOUN ▪ a large body of troops, forming part of a brigade. ORIGIN French bataillon, from Italian battaglia battle …

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  • 7 battalion — [bə tal′yən] n. [MFr bataillon < It battaglione < battaglia < VL battalia,BATTLE1] 1. a large group of soldiers arrayed for battle 2. any large group joined together in some activity 3. U.S. Army a tactical unit made up of three or more… …

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  • 8 Battalion — For other uses, see Battalion (disambiguation). Chain of Command of the British Army Unit Soldiers Commander Fireteam 4 …

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  • 9 battalion — /beuh tal yeuhn/, n. 1. Mil. a ground force unit composed of a headquarters and two or more companies or similar units. 2. an army in battle array. 3. Often, battalions. a large number of persons or things; force: battalions of bureaucrats. [1580 …

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  • 10 battalion — n. to command a battalion (a major commands a battalion) * * * [bə tælɪən] to command a battalion (a major commands a battalion) …

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  • 11 battalion — [[t]bətæ̱ljən[/t]] battalions 1) N COUNT A battalion is a large group of soldiers that consists of three or more companies. Ten hours later Anthony was ordered to return to his battalion... When war broke out, he joined the second battalion of… …

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  • 12 battalion — noun Battalion is used before these nouns: ↑commander Battalion is used after these nouns: ↑army, ↑artillery, ↑manoeuvre, ↑tank …

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  • 13 battalion — bat|tal|ion [bəˈtæljən] n [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: bataillon, from Old Italian battaglione, from battaglia group of soldiers, battle , from Late Latin battalia; BATTLE1] 1.) a large group of soldiers consisting of several companies (… …

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  • 14 battalion — noun 1) an infantry battalion Syn: regiment, brigade, force, division, squadron, squad, company, section, detachment, contingent, legion, corps, cohort 2) a battalion of supporters See …

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  • 15 battalion — UK [bəˈtæljən] / US noun [countable] Word forms battalion : singular battalion plural battalions 1) a large group of soldiers that consists of three or more smaller groups called companies 2) a large group of people with the same aim or opinion… …

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  • 16 battalion — artilerijos batalionas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pagrindinis JAV ir kai kurių kt. šalių kariuomenių artilerijos taktinis vienetas. Ppr. yra brigados (pulko) sudėtyje arba būna atskirasis dalinys. Lietuvos kariuomenės motorizuotosios… …

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  • 17 battalion — divizionas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Kai kurių šalių XIX–XX a. pirmosios pusės kavalerijos taktinis padalinys, kuriame buvo 2–3 kavalerijos eskadronai. atitikmenys: angl. battalion rus. дивизион …

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  • 18 battalion — divizionas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Lietuvos, Rusijos ir kai kurių kt. šalių KJP laivų divizionas. atitikmenys: angl. battalion rus. дивизион …

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  • 19 battalion — divizionas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pagrindinis taktinių raketų ir artilerijos taktinis ir ugnies padalinys. Divizionas būna sudedamoji dalinio dalis arba atskirasis. Žinomi tokie divizionai: patrankų, haubicų, minosvaidžių,… …

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  • 20 battalion — noun Etymology: Middle French bataillon, from Old Italian battaglione, augmentative of battaglia company of soldiers, battle, from Late Latin battalia combat more at battle Date: 1579 1. a considerable body of troops organized to act together …

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