phalanx


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any of the bones of the fingers or toes

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any closely ranked crowd of people

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Our housekeeping is not satisfactory to us, but perhaps a phalanx, a community, might be.
In a dense phalanx, blocking the streets from side to side, the crowd set forth, taking the route of Regent Street, Pall Mall, St.
I see clearly before me the solid phalanx of men from Missouri, some urging me to tell it to the King of Denmark, others insisting that I produce my Eskimos.
Overhead, and evidently endeavouring to keep itself in touch with the works of Niagara, a body of German airships drew itself together into a compact phalanx, and the Asiatics became more and more intent upon breaking this up.
of Holy Humbug; the Golden Phalanx of Phalangers; the Genteel Society
If they threaten us with Baudoyer we shall say to the clerical phalanx, 'Such and such a paper and such and such men will attack your measures and the whole press will be against you' (for even the ministerial journals which I influence will be deaf and dumb, won't they, Finot?
A phalanx of uniformed firefighters, California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles Police Department officers stood shoulder to shoulder in the street in front of the station.
This particular network has a phalanx of security tools including updated host-based anti-virus software, an intrusion detection system and a firewall, all of which failed to detect and/or stop the infection.
Miller, who is free on bail, was surrounded in San Fernando Superior Court by a phalanx of supporters from Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Pacoima, who put up the $50,000 required to bail him out.
Late Wednesday, Hahn signed a nonbinding agreement with Beijing Mayor Liu Qi in a formal ceremony attended by a phalanx of Los Angeles city officials and members of the 2008 Olympic Organizing Committee.
MechTronics) subsidiary has been awarded a $4 million follow-on contract for the Phalanx Block 1B Upgrade program from Raytheon Missile Systems.
WOODLAND HILLS - A phalanx of local officials and Hollywood celebrities joined hundreds of residents Saturday to oppose Ahmanson Ranch, vowing to camp out on Victory Boulevard, if necessary, to halt construction of the 3,050-home project.
Other companies involved in the event will include Lectrosonics, Mindreef, Phalanx, PocketSOAP, Rogue Wave, Software AG, Systinet, The Mind Electric, Xmethods, and Zolera Systems.
For the US and its NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) allies, one of the best-known CIWSs is Raytheon's Phalanx family.