Definition of Cavalry. Meaning of Cavalry. Synonyms of Cavalry

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Definition of Cavalry

Cavalry
Cavalry Cav"al*ry, n. [F. cavalerie, fr. It. cavalleria. See Cavalier, and cf. chivalry.] (Mil.) That part of military force which serves on horseback. Note: Heavy cavalry and light cavalry are so distinguished by the character of their armament, and by the size of the men and horses.

Meaning of Cavalry from wikipedia

- Cavalry (from the French word cavalerie, itself derived from "cheval" meaning "horse") are soldiers or warriors who fight mounted on horseback. Cavalry...
- The United States Cavalry, or U.S. Cavalry, was the designation of the mounted force of the United States Army by an act of Congress on 3 August 1861....
- used some form of cavalry for war and, as a result, cavalry tactics have evolved over time. Tactically, the main advantages of cavalry over infantry troops...
- Cavalry are soldiers who fight while mounted on horses. Cavalry may also refer to: Cavalry (1936 American film), a 1936 American film directed by Robert...
- The 1st Cavalry Division ("First Team") is a combined arms division and is one of the most decorated combat divisions of the United States Army. It is...
- The Cavalry Stetson is a Cavalry tradition within the United States Army. The Cavalry stetson was the headgear typical of cavalrymen during the late 18th...
- The Cavalry Scout is the job title used to refer to someone who has achieved the military occupational specialty of 19D Armored Reconnaissance Specialist...
- Light cavalry comprises lightly armed and lightly armoured troops mounted on horses, as opposed to heavy cavalry, where the riders (and sometimes the warhorses)...
- The 1st Alabama Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment recruited from Southern Unionists that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War....
- Heavy cavalry was a cl**** of cavalry intended to deliver a battlefield charge and also to act as a tactical reserve; they are also often termed 'shock...
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