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  • n. A company of soldiers (especially in ancient Rome) grouped under the same flag.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A company of troops under one vexillum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A company of troops under one vexillum or ensign.

Etymologies

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From Latin vexillatio, from vexillum.

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