air cavalry

noun

Definition of air cavalry

: an army unit that is transported by aircraft and carries out the traditional cavalry missions of reconnaissance and security

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First Known Use of air cavalry

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Air cavalry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20cavalry. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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