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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

The fantastic thing about the memorial to the Newfoundland Regiment at Beaumont-Hamel is that it's one of the rare examples where they've preserved a battlefield more or less as it was. You can see all the trenches, where the British were, where the Germans lined up.
Michael Winter

With two thousand years of Christianity behind him... a man can't see a regiment of soldiers march past without going off the deep end. It starts off far too many ideas in his head.
Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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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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