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battalion
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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Definition
a large group of soldiers — especially an army unit consisting of a headquarters and at least three companies
  • When on either side The reinforc'd battalions were array'd, Trojans and Lycians, Myrmidons and Greeks Around the dead in sternest combat met, With fearful shouts; and loud their armour rang.
    2.16 — Volume 2 Book 16 (64% in)

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