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English definition of “cavalry”

cavalry

noun [U, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˈkæv.əl.ri/ us  
the group of soldiers in an army who fight in tanks, or (especially in the past) on horses
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cavalryman
noun [C] uk   /-mən/ /-mæn/ (plural -men   /-mən/ /-men/   ) us  
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