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One entry found for cavalry.
Main Entry: cav·al·ry
Pronunciation: primarystresskav-schwal-remacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ries
Etymology: from Italian cavallerie "cavalry, chivalry," from cavaliere "cavalier, knight," derived from Latin caballarius "horseman," from earlier caballus "horse" --related to CAVALIER, CHIVALRY --see Word History at CHIVALRY
: troops mounted on horseback or moving in motor vehicles or helicopters

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