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Phalanx

Pha´lanx
n.1.(Gr. Antiq.) A body of heavy-armed infantry formed in ranks and files close and deep. There were several different arrangements, the phalanx varying in depth from four to twenty-five or more ranks of men.
The Grecian phalanx, moveless as a tower.
- Pope.
2.Any body of troops or men formed in close array, or any combination of people distinguished for firmness and solidity of a union.
At present they formed a united phalanx.
- Macaulay.
3.A Fourierite community; a phalanstery.
4.(Anat.) One of the digital bones of the hand or foot, beyond the metacarpus or metatarsus; an internode.
5.(Bot.) A group or bundle of stamens, as in polyadelphous flowers.
Noun1.Phalanxphalanx - any of the bones (or phalanges) of the fingers or toes
2.phalanx - any closely ranked crowd of people
3.phalanx - a body of troops in close array
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