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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: Late Latin regimentum, from Latin regere; REGENT

regiment

1 noun
     
Related topics: Army
re‧gi‧ment1 [countable]
1PMA a large group of soldiers, usually consisting of several battalions
2 a large number of people, animals, or things
regiment of
a regiment of ants
regimental adjective:
the regimental commander

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