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synonyms for battalion

  • army
  • contingent
  • corps
  • legion
  • squadron
  • unit
  • brigade
  • company
  • force
  • horde
  • host
  • multitude
  • regiment
  • throng
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Before his swift relief by senior officers on Friday, Scheller held battalion command.
THE BOTCHED AFGHANISTAN WITHDRAWAL EXPOSES A DANGEROUS FAULT LINE IN OUR DEMOCRACYELLIOT ACKERMANAUGUST 31, 2021TIME
At Camp Lejeune, the grunts of an experimental infantry battalion tested gear, including the Drone 40, to see what the Corps could learn, and if the Corps could adapt it for use in the future.
THE US MARINES ARE TESTING FLYING, REMOTE-CONTROLLED GRENADESROB VERGERJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Starship, with its 100-ton capacity, can land a battalion of robots.
THE PROFOUND POTENTIAL OF ELON MUSK’S NEW ROCKET - ISSUE 100: OUTSIDERSROBERT ZUBRINMAY 12, 2021NAUTILUS
The parks’ beloved dining scene had largely been collapsed into an app-based meal-pickup service, and a battalion of Disney characters wandered around carrying signs reminding guests to wear their masks over their nose and mouth.
FOR THE FIRST WAVE OF VACCINATED VACATIONERS, VENTURING INTO THE NOT-QUITE-OPEN-WORLD WAS QUIET, CHEAPER — AND A RELIEFASHLEY FETTERSAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Michael Regner, the battalion commander who reported to Bronzi, also was relieved of command.
DEADLY MARINE CORPS DISASTER AT SEA WAS ‘TRAGIC’ AND ‘PREVENTABLE,’ INVESTIGATION FINDSDAN LAMOTHEMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But one battalion was isolated on a spur, from which there seemed no way of escape save under a scorching flank fire.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Two-thirds of each Battalion were sound asleep in pools of mud and water—like corpses half buried!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
On my way back to the beach I saw the Plymouth Battalion as it marched in from the front line.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Lannes enlisted in the second battalion of the volunteers of Gers, and was at once elected sub-lieutenant by his fellow-citizens.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Finally a second battalion of infantry arrived under the command of Colonel Stotsenberg, who was very popular with his men.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BATTALION

  • arrays
  • clouds
  • companies
  • crowds
  • divisions
  • flocks
  • hordes
  • hosts
  • legions
  • mobs
  • multitudes
  • outfits
  • packs
  • regiments
  • scores
  • swarms
  • throngs
  • units
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.