troop unit


troop unit
unidade de tropa

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • troop — [tro͞op] n. [Fr troupe < OFr, back form. < troupeau < ML troppus, a flock < Frank * throp, a crowd; akin to OE thorp, village: see THORP] 1. a group of persons, animals, or, formerly, things; herd, flock, band, etc. 2. loosely a great …   English World dictionary

  • Troop Leadership Training — (TNT) is an unit level training program within the Boy Scouts of America led by the Scoutmaster and the Senior Patrol Leader. It is designed to improve the leadership skill of all boy leaders within a Boy Scout troop. Youth leadership training… …   Wikipedia

  • troop — troop, troupe A troop is an armoured unit of soldiers or a group of Scouts, whereas a troupe is a company of actors or performers. Correspondingly, a trooper is a soldier in an armoured unit (and, in America and Australia, a mounted police… …   Modern English usage

  • Troop — Troop, n. [F. troupe, OF. trope, trupe, LL. troppus; of uncertain origin; cf. Icel. [thorn]orp a hamlet, village, G. dorf a village, dial. G. dorf a meeting. Norw. torp a little farm, a crowd, E. thorp. Cf. {Troupe}.] 1. A collection of people; a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • troop — ► NOUN 1) (troops) soldiers or armed forces. 2) a unit of an armoured or cavalry division. 3) a group of three or more Scout patrols. 4) a group of people or animals of a particular kind. ► VERB ▪ come or go as a group …   English terms dictionary

  • Troop engagements of the American Civil War, 1861 — Troop engagements in 1861April; 12:; Bombardment of Fort Sumter, South Carolina::* No casualties.; 15:; Evacuation of Fort Sumter, South Carolina::* Losses: Union One soldier was killed and three others wounded by a premature explosion of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Troop engagements of the American Civil War, 1862 — Troop engagements in 1862January;1:;Port Royal, South Carolina::*Military units: 3rd Michigan, 47th, 48th and 79th New York, 50th Pennsylvania.::*Losses: Union 1 killed, 10 wounded.;4:;Huntersville, Virginia::*Military units: Detachments of 25th… …   Wikipedia

  • troop — / troops [n] group, often military armed forces, army, assemblage, assembly, band, body, bunch, collection, combatants, company, contingent, corps, crew, crowd, delegation, drove, fighting forces, flock, forces, gang, gathering, herd, horde, host …   New thesaurus

  • Troop — A troop is a military unit, originally a small force of cavalry, subordinate to a squadron and headed by the troop leader. Cavalry soldiers of private rank are called troopers (abbreviated Tpr. , not troupers ). Today, troop has different… …   Wikipedia

  • Troop sleeper — In United States railroad terminology, a troop sleeper was a railroad passenger car which had been constructed to serve as something of a mobile barracks (essentially, a sleeping car) for transporting troops over distances sufficient to require… …   Wikipedia

  • troop — /troohp/, n. 1. an assemblage of persons or things; company; band. 2. a great number or multitude: A whole troop of children swarmed through the museum. 3. Mil. an armored cavalry or cavalry unit consisting of two or more platoons and a… …   Universalium


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