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phalanx

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formal a large collection of people, animals, or things often placed close together
  • A solid phalanx of armed guards stood in front of the castle.
  • She had to go through a phalanx of television cameras.

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“Phalanx.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/phalanx. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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