reg·​i·​men·​tal | \ ˌre-jə-ˈmen-tᵊl How to pronounce regimental (audio) \

Definition of regimental

1 : of or relating to a regiment

Examples of regimental in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The ritual takes place early in the morning, at about 3:30 a.m., when members of the Honor Court and regimental band drum-line enter the student barracks, sounding off several rolls of the snare and bass drums. Washington Post, "VMI ends shaming expelled students by no longer publicly identifying them," 16 Mar. 2021 The regimental band is credited with bringing jazz to Europe. Radhika Chalasani, ABC News, "Photos: A look back at the courageous Harlem Hellfighters of WWI," 25 Feb. 2021 An award was also given to Qi Fabao, the regimental commander from the PLA Xinjiang Military Command, who was seriously injured in the clash, according to the report. Nectar Gan, CNN, "4 Chinese soldiers died in bloody India border clash last year, China reveals," 19 Feb. 2021 Shaw is killed attempting to lead his men in a final assault as is Trip, who falls having finally embraced the regimental colors. Kevin M. Levin, Smithsonian Magazine, "Why ‘Glory’ Still Resonates More Than Three Decades Later," 15 Sep. 2020 She was last seen in the afternoon in the parking lot of her regimental engineer squadron headquarters on the sprawling Army post outside Killeen, wearing a black T-shirt. Sig Christenson,, "Houston lawmaker: Army suspects foul play in case of missing Fort Hood soldier," 23 June 2020 Side tables reference old leather school trunks, British aircraft or regimental drums. Washington Post, "RIGHT AT HOME: Design and décor with British flair," 30 Oct. 2019 Such a massive undertaking must pay close attention to the actions of subordinate commanders and units, occasionally down to the regimental level, something that Mr. Greene does masterfully. Peter Cozzens, WSJ, "‘A Campaign of Giants’ Review: A Long War’s Final Fight," 8 Aug. 2018 As a historian of both 19th and 20th century antiquities, Max aided others in researching regimental steins and military collections., "Richard Max Scheller Sr.," 11 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of regimental

1629, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Regimental.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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