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battalion
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

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Definition
a large group of soldiers — especially an army unit consisting of a headquarters and at least three companies
  • He had then roused his adjutant, turned over the battalion to him, and sent his orderly to wake up and bring his motorcyclist.
    Chapter 40 (12% in)
  • He had followed this company commander to battalion headquarters where the battalion commander, who had been a barber before the movement, was filled with enthusiasm on hearing the account of his mission.
    Chapter 40 (8% in)
  • He had followed this company commander to battalion headquarters where the battalion commander, who had been a barber before the movement, was filled with enthusiasm on hearing the account of his mission.
    Chapter 40 (8% in)
  • Take this sportsman and get back to your battalion.
    Chapter 40 (30% in)
  • He had stored much in the year and a half in which he had risen to the command of a battalion in the Sierra and now, as the Lieutenant-Colonel came into the room in his pajamas he drew himself stiff and saluted.
    Chapter 40 (53% in)
  • "I am Captain Rogelio Gomez of the first battalion of the Sixty-Fifth Brigade and I ask where is the headquarters of General Golz," Gomez said.
    Chapter 42 (25% in)

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