contingent of soldiers

contingent of soldiers
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  • contingent — 1. adjective 1) the merger is contingent on government approval Syn: dependent on, conditional on, subject to, determined by, hinging on, resting on 2) contingent events Syn: chance, accidental, fortuitous, possible …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • contingent — [[t]kəntɪ̱nʤ(ə)nt[/t]] contingents 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n A contingent of police, soldiers, or military vehicles is a group of them. [FORMAL] Nigeria provided a large contingent of troops to the West African Peacekeeping Force...… …   English dictionary

  • contingent — con|tin|gent1 [kənˈtındʒənt] adj formal [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: Latin, present participle of contingere to have contact with, happen to , from com ( COM ) + tangere to touch ] depending on something that may happen in the future… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • contingent — I UK [kənˈtɪndʒ(ə)nt] / US [kənˈtɪndʒənt] noun [countable] Word forms contingent : singular contingent plural contingents 1) a group of soldiers, police, vehicles etc from a particular place, forming part of a larger group France has the largest… …   English dictionary

  • contingent — con|tin|gent1 [ kən tındʒənt ] noun count 1. ) a group of soldiers, police, vehicles, etc. from a particular place, forming part of a larger group: France has the largest peacekeeping contingent of any nation. 2. ) a group of people representing… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • contingent — 1. adjective formal dependent on something that is uncertain or that will happen in the future (+ on/upon): Further investment would be contingent upon the company s profit performance. contingently adverb 2. noun (C) also + plural verb (BrE) 1 a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • contingent — [kənˈtɪndʒ(ə)nt] noun [C] 1) a group of people who represent a particular place or organization 2) a group of soldiers or police officers that forms part of a larger group …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Natal Native Contingent — The Natal Native Contingent was a large force of auxiliary soldiers in British South Africa, forming a large portion of the defence forces of the British colony of Natal, and saw action during the 1879 Anglo Zulu War. The NNC was originally… …   Wikipedia

  • National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers — The National Asylum for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers was established on March 3, 1865, in the United States by Congress to provide care for volunteer soldiers who had been disabled through loss of limb, wounds, disease, or injury during service in …   Wikipedia

  • Mane, Malian Soldiers — The Manneh were in origin Mandé [nyancho jong kende falla] soldiers who invaded the western coast of Africa from the east during the first half of the sixteenth century. There is really no room for doubt as to their origin, from the evidence of… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Sikh soldiers — *Guru Tegh Bahadur *Guru Gobind Singh *Guru Arjan Devikh Kings, Royalty nobility (Pre 1801), during period of Sikh principalities (Misls)*Banda Singh Bahadur *Ranjit Singh *Baba Deep Singh *Hari Singh Dhillon *Jassa Singh Ahluwalia *Nawab Kapur… …   Wikipedia

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