extended order

noun

Definition of extended order

: an arrangement of troops for skirmishing not in exact formation or at fixed intervals but usually as widely separated as the tactical situation and the terrain permit distinguished from close order

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“Extended order.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extended%20order. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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