- (in the army) a major administrative and tactical unit, larger than a regiment or brigade and smaller than a corps: it is usually commanded by a major general.
- (in the navy) a number of ships, usually four, forming a tactical group that is part of a fleet or squadron.
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The division is responsible for protecting the rights of voters.No Democrats Allowed: A Conservative Lawyer Holds Secret Voter Fraud Meetings With State Election Officials|by Mike Spies, Jake Pearson and Jessica Huseman|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
The division plans to co-found five to six companies over the next five years and invest $5 million to $8 million in each.She was one of the world’s few female bank CEOs. Now she’s founding a fintech venture group|Claire Zillman, reporter|September 15, 2020|Fortune
This “IoT Services” division is not being sold to Nvidia as part of the deal, and will remain owned by Softbank.Nvidia’s purchase of Arm creates an A.I. computing juggernaut|Jeremy Kahn|September 14, 2020|Fortune
Hemmerling is a former police officer and currently in charge of the criminal and community justice divisions.Those Ticketed for Seditious Language Say Their Only Crime Was Talking Back|Kate Nucci|September 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Los Angeles has all-world D-lineman Aaron Donald leading what was a top-10 EPA defense last year, which will help the Rams factor into this division battle despite the hell they’ve found themselves in financially.What To Watch For In An Abnormally Normal 2020 NFL Season|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|September 9, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Excerpted by permission of Harper Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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The cop was not named, but was identified as an African-American veteran of the division with no prior infractions.
If there is a division in the Democrat Party, he insists he is not on either side.Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?|David Freedlander|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once he graduated in 2006, Simien took a job as a publicity assistant at Rogue, then a division of Focus Features.‘Dear White People’: How An Ex-Publicist’s Twitter Became One of the Year’s Most Important Films|Marlow Stern|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were just over four thousand electors in the division, but only 530 of them recorded their votes.Lalage's Lovers|George A. Birmingham
They are easily raised in spring from seed, and the perennials may be increased by cuttings placed under glass, or by division.Gardening for the Million|Alfred Pink
Duryodhan's army consisted of his own division, as well as the divisions of ten allied kings.Maha-bharata|Anonymous
General Armistead was mortally wounded, and nearly all the other officers of the division were either killed or wounded.Battles of the Civil War|Thomas Elbert Vineyard
Love, in the exclusive form, has jealousy for its complement; and jealousy brings on strife and division.History of American Socialisms|John Humphrey Noyes
British Dictionary definitions for division
- army a major formation, larger than a regiment or brigade but smaller than a corps, containing the necessary arms to sustain independent combat
- navy a group of ships of similar type or a tactical unit of naval aircraft
- air force an organization normally comprising two or more wings with required support units