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English definition of “lancer”

lancer

noun [C] uk   /ˈlɑːn.sər/ us    /ˈlæn.sɚ/
a soldier who belongs to the part of an army that used lances in the past: the Queen's Royal LancersSoldiers and people who fight in wars
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