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Meaning of cavalry

cav•al•ry

Pronunciation: (kav'ul-rē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
    1. the part of a military force composed of troops that serve on horseback.
    2. mounted soldiers collectively.
    3. the motorized, armored units of a military force organized for maximum mobility.
  1. horsemen, horses, etc., collectively.
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