Examples of infantry in a Sentence
He joined the infantry after leaving school.
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Stationed with the infantry in the Pacific Theater, he was discharged as a captain and returned to Harvard.
The 703rd was sent in advance, and on more than one occasion the tanks, sometimes 90 miles ahead of the infantry, were bombarded by Allied aircraft.
Clark excelled during infantry training, and an instructor recommended he consider the Army's airborne units.
Philip Berrigan had served as an infantry officer in World War II.
The news only strengthened his resolve to become an infantry officer.
During the weekend of the re-enactments, there are challenging military and cavalry camps, drills of infantry and artillery and color ceremonies.
Mobile rockets can make infantry effective armored vehicle killers, balancing the battlefield.
Over the years the 172-acre oasis off the southern tip of Manhattan has been a military property used to store artillery and house infantry troops in the War of 1812 and in recent decades for the U.S. Coast Guard.
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Did You Know?
The Italian word fante (from Latin infans, “infant, child”) originally meant “child,” later “youth, boy,” and then “servant.” In the 14th century, fante also took on the sense “foot soldier.” In Renaissance times, the fanteria, foot soldiers collectively, became a significant branch of arms, and the Italian word infanteria, was borrowed into English in the 1500s.
INFANTRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of infantry for English Language Learners
: the part of an army that has soldiers who fight on foot
INFANTRY Defined for Kids
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