HyperDic: phalanx

English > 3 senses of the word phalanx:
NOUNbodyphalanxany of the bones of the fingers or toes
groupphalanxany closely ranked crowd of people
groupphalanxa body of troops in close array
phalanx > pronunciation
Soundsfey'laengks
RhymesBanks ... thanks: 5 rhymes with aengks...
English > phalanx: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningAny of the bones of the fingers or toes.
Part ofdigit, dactylA finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishfalange
Catalanfalange
Adjectivesphalangealof or relating to the bones of the fingers or toes
English > phalanx: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningAny closely ranked crowd of people.
BroadercrowdA large number of things or people considered together
English > phalanx: 3 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA body of troops in close array.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Broadermilitary unit, military force, military group, forceA unit that is part of some military service
Spanishfalange
Catalanfalange

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