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INFANTRY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does infantry mean? 

INFANTRY (noun)
  The noun INFANTRY has 1 sense:

1. an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot

  Familiarity information: INFANTRY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INFANTRY (noun)


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Meaning:

An army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

infantry; foot

Context example:

there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot

Hypernyms ("infantry" is a kind of...):

army unit (a military unit that is part of an army)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "infantry"):

paratroops (infantry trained and equipped to parachute)


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