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battalion
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
a large group of soldiers — especially an army unit consisting of a headquarters and at least three companies
  • He'd earned a battlefield commission during the final days of the Korean War; he'd completed a tour of duty in Vietnam as an infantry battalion executive officer.
    p. 599.7

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