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Noun: squadron  skwó-drun
  1. A cavalry unit consisting of two or more troops and headquarters and supporting arms
  2. An air force unit larger than a flight and smaller than a group
  3. A naval unit that is detached from the fleet for a particular task

Derived forms: squadrons

Type of: air unit, cavalry, naval unit

Part of: wing

Encyclopedia: Squadron, Ellenoff, Plesent & Sheinfeld