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Definition of Cavalry


  1. That part of military force which serves on horseback.

Cavalry Quotations

We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.
Dick Gregory

There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry.
George Armstrong Custer

Most Americans probably aren't aware that there was a time in this country when tanks and cavalry were massed on Pennsylvania Avenue to chase away the unemployed.
Andy Grove

Of course no one thought of anything except of attacking the enemy. It lies in the instinct of every German to rush at the enemy wherever he meets him, particularly if he meets hostile cavalry.
Manfred von Richthofen

In front of us was not a line but a fortress position, twenty miles deep, entrenched and fortified, defended by masses of machine-gun posts and thousands of guns in a wide arc. No chance for cavalry!
Philip Gibbs
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Cavalry Translations

cavalry in Dutch is paardenvolk, ruiterij, cavalerie
cavalry in French is cavalerie
cavalry in German is Reiterei, Kavallerie
cavalry in Italian is cavalleria
cavalry in Latin is equitatus
cavalry in Portuguese is cavalaria
cavalry in Swedish is kavalleri
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