Definition of Detrainments
1. detrainment [n] - See also: detrainment
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Literary usage of Detrainments
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The World Set Free: A Story of Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1914)
"... and detrainments, and the long, bustling caterpillars of cavalry and infantry, the maggot-like waggons, the huge beetles of great guns, crawling under ..."
2. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"Continual detrainments of French troops were taking place at L. A further advance was to be permitted to them under no conditions. ..."
3. The New York Times Current History of the European War (1915)
"... for some time that . the enemy was attempting a movement around our extreme right flank. Continual detrainments of French troops were taking place at ..."
4. World's War Events: Recorded by Statesmen, Commanders, Historians and by Men by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill (1919)
"To cover the detrainments of this fresh army Reinforce- in the district Clermont-Beauvais-Boix a cav- airy corps and four territorial divisions ..."