Examples of infantry in a Sentence
He joined the infantry after leaving school.
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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.
Upon Upon Deukmejian's graduation from law school, his student deferment expired and he was drafted into the Army, destined for a two-year infantry stint in Europe.
Matt Stone, Louisville Courier Journal Tightly bunched and narrowly focused, the photographers took their positions in front of Bob Baffert’s barn with a level of coordination as choreographed as a 19th century infantry formation.
In 1956, he was drafted into the Army and was trained as an infantry rifleman and in cryptography.
With newfound evidence, a team of experts proves that Hannibal led his army of 25,000 infantry, 6,000 cavalry and 37 elephants through the Col de la Traversette, the highest and most treacherous of the four possible paths.
Back then linear infantry formations would have to wait their turn before shooting each other with muskets.
However, physical screening tests for specific jobs within the corps, such as the infantry, require the same passing score for men or women.
Courtesy Storefront for Art & Architecture During the Civil War, weapon laws changed and African Americans were recruited to fight in infantries.
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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
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