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  • n. Plural form of brigade.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Advancing rebels took over the old police academy shortly after noon, proclaiming it the headquarters of the Tripoli Division of five rebel brigades, which is taking the lead in efforts to secure the city.

    Fighting Flares in Tense Tripoli

  • The brigades were a “salami” of bits and pieces patched together from up to seven units, soldiers who had never trained together if they had trained at all.

    The Return

  • The brigades are a violent offshoot of Hamas rival Fatah, the movement led by Mr. Abbas.

    Hamas Detains U.K. Journalist

  • Per the Reagan strategy, the additional forces were showing a permanent US presence in the Middle East, more pertinent to the events, some 100 field grade US Army and Special Forces officers were training “the most highly motivated” Lebanese brigades, that is, those with strong Phalangist militia components [v].

    Shameless

  • There's no office that says Izzedine al-Kassem brigades, which is the name of the military or terrorist wing.

    CNN Transcript Jun 21, 2003

  • One of the Villas industrial construction brigades, which is going to construct the

    CASTRO ADDRESSES RAIL WORKERS, HAILS SOVIET AID

  • General M.L. Bonham had been appointed Major General of State troops and called his brigades together.

    History of Kershaw's Brigade

  • Lanterns hung at the masthead of the sloops to recall the brigades each night; for Captain Cleveland, a Boston trader anchored in the harbor, forewarned Baranof of the Indians 'treacherous character, more dangerous now when demoralized by the rivalry of white traders, and in possession of the civilized man's weapons.

    Vikings of the Pacific The Adventures of the Explorers who Came from the West, Eastward

  • The brigades are a violent offshoot of Hamas rival Fatah, the movement led by Abbas.

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  • The brigades were the main fighting units of the army.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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