|Origin:||Italian brigata, from brigare 'to fight', from briga 'fighting'|
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bri‧gade S3 [countable]
a large group of soldiers forming part of an army
an insulting word for a group of people who have the same beliefs:
the anti-nuclear brigade
a group of people who are organized to do something:
Snowmobile brigades delivered food and medicine.