Phalanx

Any one of the bones in the fingers or toes (Peters 1964).
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Phalanx

The phalanx (Ancient Greek: φάλαγξ, Modern Greek: φάλαγγα, phālanga; plural phalanxes or phalanges; Ancient and Modern Greek: φάλαγγες, phālanges) is a rectangular mass military formation, usually composed entirely of heavy infantry armed with spears, pikes, sarissas, or similar weapons. The term is particularly (and origina...
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phalanx

(fa;langks), pl. phalanges A bone of a finger or toe.
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Phalanx

(from the article `Kandinsky, Wassily`) ...of violent hues that would have delighted his Asian ancestors. He exhibited with the vanguard groups and in the big nonacademic shows that had ...
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Phalanx

(from the article `rocket and missile system`) ...seeker systems. For close-in defense, combatant ships were fitted with high-performance, short-range missiles such as the British Seawolf and ...
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phalanx

(from the article `skeleton`) The distal segment of the limb comprises the carpus, metacarpus, and phalanges in the forelimb and the tarsus, metatarsus, and phalanges in the hind ... The phalanges—the toe bones—of the foot have bases relatively large compared with the corresponding bones in the hand, while the shafts are much ...
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phalanx

[n] - any closely ranked crowd of people 2. [n] - a body of troops in close array 3. [n] - any of the bones (or phalanges) of the fingers or toes
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Phalanx

• (n.) A Fourierite community; a phalanstery. • (n.) One of the digital bones of the hand or foot, beyond the metacarpus or metatarsus; an internode. • (n.) 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 ...
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phalanx

<anatomy> A finger bone. There are three phalanges in each digit, except the thumb which only has two. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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phalanx

noun any of the bones of the fingers or toes
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Phalanx

[art group] Phalanx was an association of artists formed in Munich in 1901 who were opposed to old fashioned and conservative viewpoints in art. Founding members were Wassily Kandinsky, Rolf Niczky, Waldemar Hecker, and Wilhelm Hüsgen. Kandinsky was elected president of the association and also became the director of the Phalanx School of ...
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Phalanx

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Phalanx

[video game] Phalanx is a 1991 space shooter video game developed by ZOOM Inc. and Kemco for the Sharp X68000, Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy Advance. The game was released for the X68000 in Japan in 1991, for the SNES in Japan on August 7, 1992 and in North America in October 1992, and for the GBA in Japan on October 26, ...
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Phalanx

Pha'lanx noun ; plural Phalanxes , Latin Phalanges . [ Latin , from Greek ....] 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...
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Phalanx

A - close formation of heavy armed infantry equipped with spears and round shields. B - battle line. C - legion.
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Phalanx

A formation of infantry drawn up in close-order and in depth; often carrying overlapping shields and long spears or pikes. The standard battle formation of the ancient Greek hoplite, and the later Hellenistic phalanxes of the Macedonians and Successor Kingdoms.
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Phalanx

Any bone of the fingers or toes; plural is phalanges.
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phalanx

any closely ranked crowd of people
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Phalanx

Any of the bones (or phalanges) of the fingers or toes
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phalanx

body of troops closely arrayed (here, birds)
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phalanx

Greek fighting formation, made up of ranks of foot soldiers.
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phalanx

In ancient Greece and Macedonia, a battle formation using up to 16 lines of infantry with pikes about 4 m/13 ft long, protected to the sides and rear by cavalry. It was used by Philip II and...
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phalanx

In ancient Greece and Macedonia, a battle formation using up to 16 lines of infantry with pikes about 4 m/13 ft long, protected to the sides and rear by cavalry. It was used by Philip II and Alexander the Great of Macedonia, and though more successful than the conventional hoplite formation, it proved inferior to the Roman legion
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phalanx

in military science, tactical formation consisting of a block of heavily armed infantry standing shoulder to shoulder in files several ranks deep. ... [5 related articles]
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phalanx

Latin = row of soldiers; hence, one of the small bones of a digit, plural - phalanges, adjective - phalangeal.
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