Battalion

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Battalion Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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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  • 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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