- The definition of a cavalry is a group of soldiers.
An example of a cavalry is a group of soldiers in armored cars in Iraq.
The Royal Horse Guard cavalry at Buckingham Palace.
cavalry definition by Webster's New World
cavalry definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. cav·al·ries
- A highly mobile army unit using vehicular transport, such as light armor and helicopters.
- Troops trained to fight on horseback.
Origin: French cavalerie, from Italian cavalleria, from cavaliere, cavalier, from Old Italian; see Cavalier .
- cavˈal·ry·man noun