troop

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  • No more than two hundred black combat troops were ever raised.
  • Alexander himself took selected troops on the direct route to the city.
  • The more resources the noble had access to the better his troops would be.
  • The very first years were a success for the Spanish troops.
  • He earned the respect of both his own troops and his enemies.
  • French troops re-established his government the next day.
  • Much of the country was occupied by German troops by the end of April.
  • Henry V led his troops into battle and participated in hand-to-hand fighting.
  • African-American troops made up a significant number of the Union forces.
  • His troops began their march to their starting positions shortly after midnight.
  • However, he was allowed to return with his troops to Virginia.
  • This was one of the first times African-American troops engaged in combat.
  • The General can believe in nothing but in well-trained troops. Cited from John Caldigate, by Anthony Trollope
  • This gave David critical time to prepare his own troops for the coming battle.
  • The heavy-armed troops, three deep, were the first line. Cited from For the Temple, by G. A. Henty
  • And whether I would or no my friends came trooping into my mind. Cited from Adventures In Friendship, by David Grayson
  • For many years troop trains were a feature of its operation about three times each year.
  • Most of the dead were African-American troops fighting for the Union.
  • After eight months of heavy fighting, the troops were withdrawn around the end of the year.
  • We all trooped home together and got back in the early evening. Cited from Three Years in Tristan da Cunha, by K. M. Barrow
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Meaning of troop

  • noun A group of soldiers
  • noun A cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company
  • noun A unit of girl or boy scouts
  • noun An orderly crowd
    a troop of children
  • verb Move or march as if in a crowd
    They children trooped into the room