Battalia



order of battle.
an armed or arrayed body of troops.
Historical Examples

Major-General Morgan set his soldiers to break avenues, for their marching out in battalia likewise.
An English Garner (4 of 8) Various

Have we here an explanation of the battalia of Jeremy Taylor and others?
English Past and Present Richard Chevenix Trench

After this, Bacchus was seen marching in battalia, riding in a stately chariot drawn by six young leopards.
Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete. Francois Rabelais

The battalia was led by Van der Noot, with six companies of Hollanders.
History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete John Lothrop Motley

Then came the battalia and rear, crowding very closely upon each other.
History of the United Netherlands, 1600-09, Vol. IV. Complete John Lothrop Motley

He presented himself before the assembly, and drew up his men in battalia before the house wherein they sat.
The History of Virginia, in Four Parts Robert Beverley

His Majesty and a world of company were in the field, and the whole army in battalia; a very glorious sight.
The Diary of John Evelyn, Volume II (of 2) John Evelyn

Item, six thousand and sixteen Seleucid birds marching in battalia, and picking up straggling grasshoppers in cornfields.
Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete. Francois Rabelais

Below, on the plain, they might also discern the Spanish army drawn up in battalia, awaiting their descent.
The Monarchs of the Main, Volume II (of 3) Walter Thornbury

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