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line of battle
(Military) a formation adopted by a military or naval force when preparing for action
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|Noun||1.||line of battle - a line formed by troops or ships prepared to deliver or receive an attack|
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
line - a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops); "they attacked the enemy's line"
salient - (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
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