Word of the Day – July 11 – Phalanx

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Noun: Phalanx (FAY-lanks)

Definition:

1. A body of heavily armed infantry in ancient Greece formed in close deep ranks and files; broadly : a body of troops in close array.

2. One of the digital bones of the hand or foot of a vertebrate.

3. A massed arrangement or organization of persons, animals, or things.

Sample sentence: A solid phalanx of armed guards stood in front of the castle.

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