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DIVISION, n. S as z. L. See Divide.

1. The act of dividing or separating into parts, any entire body.
2. The state of being divided.
3. That which divides or separates that which keeps apart partition.
4. The part separated from the rest by a partition or line, real or imaginary as the divisions of a field.
5. A separate body of men as, communities and divisions of men.
6. A part or distinct portion as the divisions of a discourse.
7. A part of an army or militia a body consisting of a certain number of brigades usually two, and commanded by a major general. But the term is often applied to other bodies or portions of an army, as to a brigade, a squadron or a platoon.
8. A part of a fleet, or a select number of ships under a commander, and distinguished by a particular flag or pendant.
9. Disunion discord variance difference.

There was a division among the people. John 7 .

10. Space between the notes of music, or the dividing of the tones.
11. Distinction.

I will put a division between my people and thy people. Exodus 8 .

12. The separation of voters in a legislative house.
13. In arithmetic, the dividing of a number or quantity into any parts assigned or the rule by which is found how many times one number is contained in another.
Bibliography Information
Entry for 'Division'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​d/division.html.
 
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