We were going on another ten miles to the place which a week ago was to have become the rest area for divisional Headquarters.
I have already told you that Belfort is his own master: his is a divisional.
The lack of balance in this attempt at divisional organization comes from the fact that units are mixed.
The divisional Generals are without hope, that is the text of his sermon.
To increase the employment of silver by minting full tender silver by the side of the divisional restricted tender silver.
Then the divisional march in front of the reviewing stand started.
The adjutant was opening the latest batch of official envelopes from divisional Artillery.
He addressed a divisional inspector, who was in charge of the corps.
We did, however, manage to get the divisional Cinema for the last week of our stay, a very acceptable acquisition.
We had all been reported to divisional Headquarters as lost.
late 14c., from Old French division, from Latin divisionem (nominative divisio), from divid, stem of dividere (see divide). Military sense is first recorded 1590s. Mathematical sense is from early 15c. The mathematical division sign supposedly was invented by British mathematician John Pell (16111685) who taught at Cambridge and Amsterdam.
division di·vi·sion (dĭvĭzh'ən)
n.
The act or process of dividing.
Cell division.
The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
division (dĭvĭzh'ən)
