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āgmen inis, n

ago, that which is driven.— In gen., a multitude, throng, host, troop, crowd, number, band: perpetuum totius Italiae: ingens mulierum, L.: puerile, of boys, V.: Eumenidum agmina, V.: navium, a line of ships (for a breakwater), L.: graniferum, ants, O.: agmina cervi fugā glomerant, V.: (stellarum) agmina, O. — Esp., an army on the march, column: medium hostium, the centre, L.: novissimum hostium ... nostrum primum, rear, van, Cs.: extremum, rear guard, Cs.: confertissimo agmine contendere, in close array, Cs.: certum agminis locum tenere, place in the column: transverso agmine, by a flank movement, L.: agmine tacito, i. e. without signals, L.: agmine quadrato accedere, in solid column: quadrato agmine incedere, in a square, S.An army, host, troops (cf. exercitus, acies): instructo agmine, L.: agmina curru Proterit, V.: horrentia pilis, H.: coniurata undique pugnant Agmina, O.: venti, velut agmine facto, as if for battle, V.: agmen agens, the naval line of battle, V.: rudis agminum, i. e. in war, H.A course, train, line, stream, succession: leni fluit agmine, V.: immensum aquarum, V.: agmine longo formicae, in a long line, O.: agmine remorum celeri, with a quick stroke of the oars, V.: extremae agmina caudae, movements, V.: agmine certo, in a straight line, V.—Of an army, a passage, progress, march: de castris, de agminibus ... dicere: in agmine, on the march, S.: in agmine principes facti, to lead, S.: educenda dictio est medium in agmen, before the public.

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