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|Noun||1.||army unit - a military unit that is part of an army|
army, ground forces, regular army - a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
military force, military group, military unit, force - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
division - an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
battle group - an army unit usually consisting of five companies
regiment - army unit smaller than a division
brigade - army unit smaller than a division
battalion - an army unit usually consisting of a headquarters and three or more companies
company - small military unit; usually two or three platoons
platoon - a military unit that is a subdivision of a company; usually has a headquarters and two or more squads; usually commanded by a lieutenant
detachment - a small unit of troops of special composition
section - a small army unit usually having a special function
squad - a smallest army unit
troop - a group of soldiers
troop - a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company
musketry - musketeers and their muskets collectively
cavalry - a highly mobile army unit
infantry, foot - an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot; "there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot"
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