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Definition of Regiment


  1. To form into classified units or bodies; to systematize according to classes, districts or the like.
  2. Government; mode of ruling; rule; authority; regimen.
  3. A region or district governed.
  4. A body of men, either horse, foot, or artillery, commanded by a colonel, and consisting of a number of companies, usually ten.
  5. To form into a regiment or into regiments.

Regiment Quotations

I appeal to you as a soldier to spare me the humiliation of seeing my regiment march to meet the enemy and I not share its dangers.
George Armstrong Custer

What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day?
Christopher Marlowe

Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds.
Niccolo Machiavelli

My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense.
Polly Toynbee

Obama invented himself against all odds and repeated parental abandonment, and he worked hard to regiment his emotions. But now that can come across as imperviousness and inflexibility. He wants to run the agenda; he doesn't want the agenda to run him. Once you become president, though, there's no way to predict what your crises will be.
Maureen Dowd
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Regiment Translations

regiment in Dutch is regiment
regiment in Italian is reggimento
regiment in Spanish is regimiento
regiment in Swedish is regemente
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