from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A group or band of people.
- noun A companion or associate.
- noun A generational group as defined in demographics, statistics, or market research.
- noun One of the 10 divisions of a Roman legion, consisting of 300 to 600 men.
- noun A group of soldiers.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In Roman antiquity, an infantry division of the legion, instituted as a regular body by Marius, though the name was used before his time with a less definite Signification.
- noun Hence A band or body of warriors in general.
- noun In some systems of botanical and zoölogical classification, a large group of no definitely fixed grade.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Rom. Antiq.) A body of about five or six hundred soldiers; the tenth part of a legion.
- noun Any band or body of warriors.
- noun (Bot.) A natural group of orders of plants, less comprehensive than a class.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
groupof people supportingthe same thing or person.
- noun statistics A
demographic groupingof people, especially those in a defined agegroup, or having a common characteristic.
- noun military, history Any
divisionof a Roman legion, normally of about 500 men.
- noun An
accomplice; abettor; associate.
- noun Any
bandor bodyof warriors.
- noun botany A
natural groupof ordersof plants, less comprehensivethan a class.
- noun A
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a band of warriors (originally a unit of a Roman Legion)
- noun a group of people having approximately the same age
- noun a company of companions or supporters
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Middle English, from Old French cohorte, from Latin cohors, cohort-; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]
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From Latin cohors (stem cohort-), perhaps via Old French cohorte.
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