HyperDic: battalion

English > 2 senses of the word battalion:
NOUNgroupbattalionan army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies
quantitybattalion, large number, multitude, plurality, packa large indefinite number
battalion > pronunciation
Soundsbahtae'lyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > battalion: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies.
Member ofregimentarmy unit smaller than a division
Memberscompanysmall military unit
NarrowerUnited States Army RangersA specially trained elite unit of the United States Army
Broaderarmy unitA military unit that is part of an army
Spanishbatallón
Catalanbatalló
English > battalion: 2 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA large indefinite number.
Example"a battalion of ants"
Synonymslarge number, multitude, plurality, pack
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishbatallón, ejército, masa, multitud
Catalanbatalló, exèrcit, massa, multitud

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