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phalanx angis, f

, φάλαγξ, a compact body of heavy armed men in battle array, battalion, phalanx: Laconum, N.: Helvetii phalange factā, etc., Cs.: Agamemnoniae phalanges, V.: animosa (a band of eight brothers), V.: iunctae umbone phalanges, Iu.—Esp., of the Macedonians, men in order of battle, a phalanx (fifty close files of sixteen men each): cuneum Macedonum (phalangem ipsi vocant) perrumpere, L., N., Cu.

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