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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 reg·i·ment /ˈrɛʤəˌmɛnt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reg·i·ment n.
 1. Government; mode of ruling; rule; authority; regimen. [Obs.] --Spenser. Regiment of health.” --Bacon.
 But what are kings, when regiment is gone,
 But perfect shadows in a sunshine day?   --Marlowe.
    The law of nature doth now require of necessity some kind of regiment.   --Hocker.
 2. A region or district governed. [Obs.]
 3. Mil. A body of men, either horse, foot, or artillery, commanded by a colonel, and consisting of a number of companies, usually ten.
 Note:In the British army all the artillery are included in one regiment, which (reversing the usual practice) is divided into brigades.
 Regiment of the line Mil., a regiment organized for general service; -- in distinction from those (as the Life Guards) whose duties are usually special. [Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reg·i·ment v. t. [imp. & p. p. Regimented; p. pr. & vb. n. Regimenting.]
 1. To form into a regiment or into regiments.
 2. To form into classified units or bodies; to systematize according to classes, districts or the like.
    The people are organized or regimented into bodies, and special functions are relegated to the several units.    --J. W. Powell.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : army unit smaller than a division
      v 1: subject to rigid discipline, order, and systematization;
           "regiment one's children"
      2: form (military personnel) into a regiment
      3: assign to a regiment; "regiment soldiers"