[ UK /tɹˈuːp/ ]
[ US /ˈtɹup/ ]
  1. a group of soldiers
  2. a unit of Girl or Boy Scouts
  3. an orderly crowd
    a troop of children
  4. a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company
  1. move or march as if in a crowd
    They children trooped into the room
  2. march in a procession
    the veterans paraded down the street
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How To Use troop In A Sentence

  • On the ranges of Fort Devens, the troops were put through their paces on US weapons, from the stock-in-trade M16 assault rifle to the frighteningly-effective M249 SAW light machine gun.
  • What methods of signaling other troops will there be implemented in the game. eg. do you need a radio operator alive in your squad to communicate with other squads?
  • In June 2004, the Post Exchange here was mortared, killing two Soldiers and wounding more than a dozen additional troops.
  • Finishing the mission so our troops will not have died in vain is the most screwed up thing I have ever heard. Think Progress » 9%.
  • The commander-in-chief was given 36 hours to secure a withdrawal of his troops from the combat zone.
  • On the evening of 24 May 1941, British lieutenant commander Malcolm Wanklyn, in command of the submarine Upholder, sighted an enemy troop convoy strongly escorted by destroyers off Sicily.
  • He claimed that the Chief of the USAR at the time, told him that he didn't need to re-enlist (he had only accrued two good years for retirement in the 4 years he was back on the books) and to keep singing for the troops. Heroes or Villains?
  • Gates oversaw last year's troop surge in Iraq, which Mr. Obama opposed.
  • General Alfred Terry traveled due west from Fort Abraham Lincoln in Dakota Territory with a force that included Custer and his Seventh Cavalry troopers.
  • Initially von Leeb, using troops borrowed from von Bock, was able to mount a concerted attack both on the defensive positions of the southern suburbs and the area north of the main rail line to Moscow, their objective being the historic village now a suburb of Schlüsselburg, right on Lake Ladoga. Deathride
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