follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

battle group

noun, U.S. Military
1.
a planning or command unit within a division of the army.
Origin of battle group
1950-1955
1950-55
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for battle group
Historical Examples
  • There was enough there to outfit a battle group of competent psionics.

    The Weakling Everett B. Cole
  • He pulled three dogs from the first battle group and hurled them on the new fighter.

    The Southerner Thomas Dixon
British Dictionary definitions for battle group

battle group

noun
1.
a group of warships usu. consisting of at least one aircraft carrier, other surface ships, submarines, landing craft, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for battle group

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for battle

8
10
Scrabble Words With Friends