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Definition of Squadron

Squadron

  1. Primarily, a square; hence, a square body of troops; a body of troops drawn up in a square.
  2. A body of cavarly comparising two companies or troops, and averging from one hundred and twenty to two hundred men.
  3. A detachment of vessels employed on any particular service or station, under the command of the senior officer; as, the North Atlantic Squadron.
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Squadron Translations

squadron in French is escadron
squadron in German is Geschwader
squadron in Swedish is skvadron, eskader
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