A Macedonian phalanx fighting formation consisting of 256 men with long spears (sarissae).
Other Word Forms of Syntagma
Origin of Syntagma
New Latin from French syntagme from Greek suntagma suntagmat- arrangement, syntactic unit from suntassein suntag- to put in order syntax
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Late Latin syntagma, from Ancient Greek σύνταγμα (suntagma, “syntactical element"), from συντάσσω (suntassō, “arrange together", “to order").
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