A cavalry of soldiers.



  • The military arm of service that fights while riding horses.
  • An individual unit of the cavalry arm of service.
  • The branch of the military transported by fast light vehicles, also known as mechanized cavalry.
  • Source of rescue, especially in an emergency.


  • From Middle French cavalerie, in turn from Italian cavalleria. Recorded in English from the 1540s. chivalry.

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