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Definition of Cavalry


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

Cavalry Quotations

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

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

There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village, which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men, as to their power, consequence, which my appearance with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove.
Zebulon Pike

By the last returns to the Department of War the militia force of the several States may be estimated at 800,000 men - infantry, artillery, and cavalry.
James Monroe

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
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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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