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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

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

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

The American army between world wars after World War I had virtually disintegrated. It was a very small force, given largely to practicing cavalry charges on western outposts.
Rick Atkinson

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
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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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