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Use "brigades" in a sentence
"Advancing rebels took over the old police academy shortly after noon, proclaiming it the headquarters of the Tripoli Division of five rebel brigades, which is taking the lead in efforts to secure the city."
"The brigades were a “salami” of bits and pieces patched together from up to seven units, soldiers who had never trained together if they had trained at all."
"The brigades are a violent offshoot of Hamas rival Fatah, the movement led by Mr. Abbas."