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  1. a military unit, composed of a variable number of battalions – commanded by a Colonel

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  2. Depending on the nation, military branch, mission, and organization, a modern regiment resembles a brigade, in that both range in size from a few hundred to 5,000 soldiers (3 to 7 standard battalions)

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  3. Generally, regiments and brigades are grouped as divisions

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  4. The modern regiment's size varies in number, scope, and administrative role from country to country (and might not exist in some military forces) and sometimes even within the military of the same nations

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  5. The French term régiment entered military usage in Europe at the end of the 16th century, when armies evolved from collections of retinues who followed knights, to a formally organised, permanent military force

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