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1. A military unit of ground troops consisting of at least two battalions, usually commanded by a colonel.
2. A large group of people.
tr.v. (rĕj′ə-mĕnt′) reg·i·ment·ed, reg·i·ment·ing, reg·i·ments
1. To form (troops) into a regiment or regiments.
2. To put (things) into systematic order.
3. To subject (people) to strict control and rigid order.

[Middle English, government, rule, from Old French, from Late Latin regimentum, rule, from Latin regere, to rule; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

reg′i·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
reg′i·men′tal·ly adv.
reg′i·men·ta′tion n.
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Adv.1.regimentally - in a regimental manner or by regiments
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