Definition of battalion noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    battalion

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    NAmE//bəˈtælyən//
     
     
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  1. 1 a large group of soldiers that is made up of several companies
  2. 2 (formal) a large group of people, especially an organized group with a particular purpose a battalion of supporters
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