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English definition of “cavalry”

cavalry

noun [U, + sing/pl verb]     /ˈkæv.əl.ri/
the group of soldiers in an army who fight in tanks , or ( especially in the past) on horses → Compare infantryParts of armies and groups of servicemen cavalryman     /-mən/ /-mæn/ noun [C] (plural -men   /-mən/ /-men/   )Soldiers in the past
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