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[ bɹɪɡˈe͡ɪd], [ bɹɪɡˈe‍ɪd], [ b_ɹ_ɪ_ɡ_ˈeɪ_d]

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Brigade is a French unit of infantry with a history dating back to the 16th century. Today, it is most commonly used to refer to infantry units of around 2,000 personnel. In formal French, the term brigade is sometimes used to refer to specialized military units, such as cavalry or artillery brigades, but the basic infantry brigade structure has not changed significantly since the 17th century. A brigade typically includes a headquarters troop and three artillery or reconnaissance companies. Additionally, a brigade may include a combat train consisting of engineering and support units.

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