Examples of battalion in a Sentence
a battalion of angry protesters
the nation's battalions were forced to fight on two fronts simultaneously
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Sensing rumblings of discontent, battalions of bitter badgers burst from their burrows to battle their belittlers.
The investigation showed the murder was ordered and masterminded by an officer of Chechnya's Sever battalion, Ruslan Mukhutdinov, who purportedly went into hiding in the United Arab Emirates, according to Novaya Gazeta.
As War for the Planet of the Apes opens, Caesar and his cohorts defend their forest world against a battalion of human intruders.
Mohammed Tamimi, a battalion commander in the Counter-Terrorism Service.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu and a battalion of officials warned New Orleanians Tuesday (June 20) to be smart as incoming tropical weather hits with the potential of heavy street flooding.
A woman in her 70s died Sunday in an early morning fire at an apartment building in Justice, a Roberts Park Fire Protection District battalion chief said.
Larry Young, a battalion chief, said rescuers found the woman about 900 yards downriver of the bridge.
Gadhafi's son was captured by the battalion's fighters late in 2011, the year when a popular uprising toppled Gadhafi after more than 40 years in power.
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BATTALION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of battalion for English Language Learners
: a large organized group of soldiers
: a large organized group of people who act together
BATTALION Defined for Kids
Definition of battalion for Students
: a part of an army consisting of two or more companies
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