Definition of Infantry. Meaning of Infantry. Synonyms of Infantry

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Definition of Infantry

Infantry
Infantry In"fan*try, n. [F. infanterie, It. infanteria, fr. infante infant, child, boy servant, foot soldier, fr. L. infans, -antis, child; foot soldiers being formerly the servants and followers of knights. See Infant.] 1. A body of children. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. 2. (Mil.) A body of soldiers serving on foot; foot soldiers, in distinction from cavalry.

Meaning of Infantry from wikipedia

- Infantry is a military specialization that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces. Also known as foot...
- colonel. In some countries, the word "battalion" is ****ociated with the infantry. The term was first used in Italian as battaglione no later than the 16th...
- The M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle (IAR) is a lightweight, magazine-fed 5.56mm, select-fire weapon based on the Heckler & Koch HK416. It is used by the United...
- The 1st Infantry Division is a combined arms division of the United States Army, and is the oldest continuously serving in the Regular Army. It has seen...
- fluid function than other types of infantry, such as heavy infantry or line infantry. Historically, light infantry often fought as scouts, raiders and...
- The 4th Infantry Division is a division of the United States Army based at Fort Carson, Colorado. It is composed of a Division Headquarters and Headquarters...
- An infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), also known as a mechanized infantry combat vehicle (MICV), is a type of armoured fighting vehicle used to carry infantry...
- The 3rd Infantry Division (nicknamed The Rock of the Marne) is a combined arms and mechanized infantry division of the United States Army based at Fort...
- Infantry is the professional journal of the U.S. Army soldier, published by the United States Army Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia. Following...
- The 2nd Infantry Division ("Indianhead"; "2ID," "2nd ID", or "Second D") is a formation of the United States Army. Its current primary mission is the pre-emptive...
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