Battalion

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Battalion Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies
  • a large indefinite number; "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies ,
  • a large indefinite number; "a battalion of ants"; "a multitude of TV antennas"; "a plurality of religions"

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Battalion Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A battalion is a military unit of around 500-1500 men often made up of from two to seven companies and often commanded by a Lieutenant Colonel. More than one battalions often make up a regiment or a brigade.

A battalion is often the smallest military unit able to do movement on their own without being part of a larger unit. The battalion is often part of a regiment, group or a brigade.

Important people in a battalion headquarters include:



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Battalion Sample Sentences in News


  • 22nd Chemical Battalion, in place since WWII, could leave Aberdeen
    One longtime Army unit remaining at Aberdeen Proving Ground could be shipping out for good within a year or two, further reducing the dwindling ranks of soldiers on post. Read more on this news related to 'Battalion'
  • Switch to Battalion Makes Huether Happy
    NORTH BAY, Ont. - Ray Huether is about to experience another side of the North Bay Battalion's rivalry with the Sudbury Wolves. The Battalion acquired Huether, 20, from Sudbury in a trade Monday. Read more on this news related to 'Battalion'
  • North Bay Battalion have a tough act to follow: OHL Burning Questions
    North Bay went nearly all the way in its first season after relocation. What's in store for Year 2 in the Gateway City? Read more on this news related to 'Battalion'

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