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Troop Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • a group of soldiers
  • a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company
  • an orderly crowd; "a troop of children"
  • a unit of girl or boy scouts
  • move or march as if in a crowd; "They children trooped into the room"
  • march in a procession; "the veterans paraded down the street"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • a group of soldiers ,
  • a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company ,
  • a unit of girl or boy scouts ,
  • an orderly crowd; "a troop of children"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Troop'

  • Troop: A troop is a military unit , originally a small force of cavalry , subordinate to a squadron . In many armies a troop is the equivalent ...
  • Troop (band): Troop is an R&B group from Pasadena, California . The group has had five number one singles and ten top ten singles on the Billboard R&B ...
  • Scout troop: The Scout troop is a unit of Scouts, Boy Scouts , Girl Guides and Girl Scouts that usually meet weekly. Girl Guides often use Unit or ...
  • Troop (album): TROOP is the self-titled first album by new jack swing group Troop . Reception: rev1 Allmusic | rev1Score 3 | 5 Released on June 7, 1988 this ...

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'Troop' example sentence in quotations

* O, now, for ever Farewell the tranquil mind farewell content Farewell the plumed troop and the big wars That make ambition virtue O, farewell Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner, and all quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war And, O you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell Othello's occupation's gone - William Shakespeare

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Troop Sample Sentences in News

    DANBURY--It started with a Girl Scout troop and the belief that dogs like to run. Now after a year of work, Bethel Cadette Troop 50711's efforts to build a dog park in the old playground area at Meckauer Park are moving forward. Read more on this news related to 'Troop'
  • Troop 160 visits historic sites in Washington D.C.
    This month, Troop 160 had a very exciting trip with the rest of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Council.The troop went on a Traveling Camporee to Washington D.C. Oct. 11-13. Out of the 300 scouts from the council, 45 scouts and adults went on the trip. Read more on this news related to 'Troop'
  • Radnor board votes Boy Scouts can buy 2.2 acres of Ardrossan Farm
    After hearing a presentation from the Friends of Troop 284 the Radnor Township Board of Commissioners Monday unanimously voted to allow the Boy Scout troop to begin the process needed to buy 2.2 acres of the Ardrossan Farm estate that the township already has under contract as part of an $11.6 million, 71-acre open space purchase. Read more on this news related to 'Troop'

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