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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Battalia  \Bat*tal"ia\,  n.  [LL.  battalia  battle,  a  body  of 
  troops.  See  {Battle},  n.] 
  1.  Order  of  battle;  disposition  or  arrangement  of  troops 
  (brigades,  regiments,  battalions,  etc.),  or  of  a  naval 
  force,  for  action 
  A  drawing  up  the  armies  in  battalia.  --Jer.  Taylor. 
  2.  An  army  in  battle  array;  also  the  main  battalia  or  body. 
  [Obs.]  --Shak.