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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

People have quite a simple idea about 'Anna Karenina.' They feel that the novel is entirely about a young married woman who falls in love with a cavalry officer and leaves her husband after much agony, and pays the price for that.
Tom Stoppard

It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.
Adlai E. Stevenson

The women's movement burst forth when I was fifteen. That was when I began to believe that life might semi-work out after all. The cavalry had arrived. Women were starting to say that you got to tell the truth now, that you had to tell the truth if you were going to heal and have an authentic life.
Anne Lamott
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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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