The definition of a cavalry is a group of soldiers.(noun)
An example of a cavalry is a group of soldiers in armored cars in Iraq.
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noun pl. cav·al·ries
Origin: French cavalerie
Origin: , from Italian cavalleria
Origin: , from cavaliere, cavalier
Origin: , from Old Italian; see Cavalier.
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