A subdivision of an army, typically consisting of a small number of infantry battalions and/or other units and often forming part of a division
A convoy that transported furs to and from trading posts by land and river
The oldest of the national organizations for boys in Britain, founded in 1883 with the aim of promoting ‘Christian manliness’, discipline, and self-respect. Companies are now also found in the US and in Commonwealth countries; each is connected with a church
The principal staff officer to the brigadier in command at the headquarters of a brigade
An organized body of people trained and employed to extinguish fires
(In the former Soviet Union) a body of workers who exceeded production quotas and were assigned to an especially urgent or arduous task
A line of people who pass buckets of water from one to another to put out a fire
A group of volunteers that was raised internationally by foreign communist parties and that fought on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War
A British cavalry charge in 1854 during the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War. A misunderstanding between the commander of the Light Brigade and his superiors led to the British cavalry being destroyed. The charge was immortalized in verse by Tennyson
see Charge of the Light Brigade.
a brigade of soldiers
cuerpo m de bomberos
the International Brigade
los fanáticos de la cocina macrobiótica
¡llama a los bomberos!
las Brigadas Internacionales