reentering order of battle

: a formation of attacking or rarely defending forces in lines converging away from the enemy that is feasible only when both flanks are protected against being turned or when they overlap the enemy's lines

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“Reentering order of battle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reentering%20order%20of%20battle. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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