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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A highly mobile army unit; Troops trained to fight on horseback.

Usage examples (34)
  • Did they have internal combustion engines in cavalry then?
  • The irregular cavalry is raised almost entirely among the tribes.
  • The Assyrian army abounded in cavalry and chariots (Isa 22: 6, 7; 36: 8).
  • The cavalry is not going to be riding in from over the horizon to save the day. for more
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  • The "calvary" (painful ordeal) for the "cavalry" (troops on horses or in armored vehicles) occurred near "Calvary" (the hill where Jesus was crucified).
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