Translation of cavalry in Spanish:


caballería, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkævəlri/ /ˈkav(ə)lri/

See Spanish definition of caballería


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    caballería feminine
    (charge/officer/unit) (before noun) de caballería
    • His army's main power was based on his cavalry - horse borne soldiers.
    • William's plan was to use the archers first to send their arrows into the English ranks, followed by the infantry in hand-to-hand combat and to finally advance with the cavalry who had the height and power of being on horseback.
    • In previous wars, horsed cavalry had performed such a role, but cavalry were generally of little use in the trenches of the Western Front.
    • The day was won when the massed crusader cavalry charged and forced Saladin to withdraw.
    • In addition, there were Macedonian light horse and heavy cavalry from other cities.
    • Boats were built for the Roman foot soldiers while the Roman cavalry swam across with their horses.
    • After an attack by crossbowmen and infantry, the van of the French cavalry charged impetuously through their own infantry across the stream and up the slope on the other side.
    • Here was a lesson that, if the Saxons had learned from it, could have changed the outcome of the Battle of Hastings; cavalry are helpless against well ordered archers.
    • General confusion broke out and the cavalry charged the crowd.
    • Twelve of Poland's divisions were cavalry, armed with lance and sabre, and they were no match for tanks.
    • Despite these troubles, Union cavalry operating in advance of Steele's infantry had success.
    • The emperor sent not only foot soldiers but cavalry as well.
    • William would not have been able to move his cavalry through this area as the horses would have been bogged down.
    • He was then able to manoeuvre some of his cavalry on to the hilltop and fight the Saxons on level ground.
    • It was a classic example of a successful Highland charge, but Bonnie Dundee was killed as he led his cavalry into the firing line, and the rebellion petered to a halt within months.
    • The situation was saved by a mass counter-attack of French cavalry, checking the allied advance, though failing to break through the allied lines.
    • This cavalry was quickly dispersed at the Battle of Sedgemoor, contemporaries claimed on account of Grey's own cowardice and ineptitude.
    • He had infantry, cavalry, arquebusiers, Cossacks and many Tartars, with heavy artillery, which was shipped down the Volga.
    • Quickly following Miller in the charge came the infantrymen and Winters's dismounted cavalry moving as skirmishers.
    • In 55 BC, Celtic warriors used cavalry and horse-drawn chariots to oppose Caesar's invasion.
    • How much force structure (in armored cavalry squadrons and regiments) do we have dedicated to reconnaissance and surveillance?
    • Several armored cavalry regiments (brigade equivalents) could be kept as independent units.
    • A regimental cavalry troop has two tank platoons, two scout platoons, and a heavy mortar section.
    • The Red Army used infantry and cavalry units to move more resolutely and to a deeper depth.
    • The typical team consisted of three cavalry fighting vehicles and two tanks.
    • Infantry battalion and artillery and cavalry commanders required extensive coaching as well.
    • When committed to combat, a field force would be assigned an armored cavalry regiment to serve as its eyes and ears.
    • With the addition of an engineer battalion and air cavalry squadron, it was obvious the brigade required additional MBITR assets.
    • Priority for use goes to armor, mechanized infantry, and cavalry units.
    • The infant service had to count on its own people - mostly young infantry and cavalry officers and enlisted men - for direction.
    • The 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, the divisional cavalry squadron of the 3ID, was equipped with two troops of these aircraft.
    • The heavy cavalry troop can reconnoiter up to a 10-kilometer-wide zone or up to two routes simultaneously.
    • In many cases, these operations were carried out with infantry, aircraft, cavalry, and armored cars.
    • Each combat command typically employed liaison aircraft and mechanized cavalry troops for route reconnaissance and early warning of enemy positions.
    • At least three battalions of troops, a cavalry corps and 12 armed vehicles were deployed to secure the site soon after the announcement of the temporary closure on March 9.
    • It is understood the restructuring will see the creation of nine infantry battalions, one artillery battalion and one cavalry squadron.
    • The Army's transition places a medium cavalry unit, the 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment, at Fort Polk.
    • Furthermore, he believed that in modern warfare there was no place for armored cavalry.
    • As well as being a cavalry unit, it has been providing APC lift to infantry battalions in East Timor, returning from operations with 6RAR earlier this year.
    • We should be fighting this battle with three U.S. armored divisions and an armored cavalry regiment to provide rear area security.