It derives from a Latin word that
means "one-tenth of a Roman legion"; now it labels a statistical grouping. What
word is it?
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The word cohort - which
derives from the Latin cohortem, which in turn derives from
cohors, enclosure - denotes a generational group in statistics
and market research. In Latin it denoted 1/10 of a Roman Legion - i.e., 1/10th
of 3000 to 6000 men.
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