- (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.
Origin of division
SYNONYMS FOR division
Examples from the Web for redivision
For ten years Mr. Reiner lived in Boone, then a redivision of the road brought him back to this city.History of Linn County Iowa|Luther A. Brewer
But redivision of the arable is not seen in the documents of our period.Villainage in England|Paul Vinogradoff
The provincial assembly would be summoned every year to decide the budget and the redivision of taxes.The Balkan Peninsula|Frank Fox
British Dictionary definitions for redivision
- 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