Definition of Echelons

1. Noun. (plural of echelon) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Echelons

1. echelon [v] - See also: echelon

Echelons Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Echelons Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Echelons

ech
echage
echappe
echappes
echard
echards
eche
eched
echelle
echelle grating
echelle gratings
echelles
echelon
echeloned
echeloning
echelons (current term)
echeosis
eches
echeveria
echeverias
echidna
echidnae
echidnas
echidnine
echin-
echinacea
echinaceas
echinacoside
echinate
echinated

Literary usage of Echelons

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Infantry Tactics: For the Instruction, Exercise, and Manœuvres of the by Silas Casey (1862)
"echelons may be formed parallelly, or obliquely to the line of battle, ... Direct echelons in advancing. 650. The general wishing to form direct echelons by ..."

2. Elements of Military Art and History: Comprising the History and Tactics of by Edouard La Barre Duparcq, Nicolas Edouard Delabarre-Duparcq, George Washington Cullum (1863)
"The order in echelons is favorable for attack, because it readily conforms to the ... The echelons should mutually flank each other, even with musketry, ..."

3. School of Brigade, and Evolutions of the Line ...: Designed as a Sequel to by William Ward Duffield (1862)
"echelons by the left will be formed according to the same principles, ... Direct echelons in retreat. 121. It being the wish of the major-general to march ..."

4. Cavalry: Its History, Management, and Uses in War by Jean Roemer (1863)
"With single echelons, charges can be made much more vigorously and speedily than with a line. They, moreover, disturb the enemy's infantry by their ..."

5. History of the Expedition to Russia Undertaken by the Emperor Napoleon, in by Philippe-Paul Ségur (1825)
"... to establish more than a few echelons, and those at too great distances, on too long a line of operation, broken at every point where it was touched by ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Echelons

Search for Echelons on Dictionary.com!Search for Echelons on Thesaurus.com!Search for Echelons on Google!Search for Echelons on Wikipedia!

Search