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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

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

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

Instead of putting someone in prison for being a hooligan, give him a choice. He may have beaten someone up and he's got eight years, but tell him you can do eight years inside or spend five years in the Army. Put him in the Parachute Regiment, they'd soon sort him out.
David Bailey

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
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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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