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to compel by pressure or threats

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a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen

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compel by coercion, threats, or crude means

subjugate by imposing troops

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9 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II Tuesday flew to the United Kingdom to attended a military exercise for the Light Dragoons battalion, in which King Abdullah had served in a leading post while receiving his military training after graduating from the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst.
The exhibition opened to the public on Saturday and tells the 300-year story of The Light Dragoons and the Queen's Own Yeomanry (Northumberland Hussars).
"For more than 300 years The Light Dragoons and its antecedents have played their part in the nation's defence and security.
Soldiers from the Light Dragoons, 21 Engineer Regiment and the Royal Lancers also challenged 4 SCOTS, who were the defending champions.
These first Transitional Walker Dragoons maintained the standard Walker grip frame but it was soon time for more changes.
Uberti's five models of Dragoon pistols begin with the 1847 Walker, followed by the 1848 Whitneyville/Walker Transitional Dragoon, and then the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Model Dragoons.
That ended it!" - Sergeant Charles Ewart, 2nd Royal North British Dragoons (Scots Greys), on his experience capturing the eagle of the 45th Foot at Waterloo.
The Virginia Dragoons they once imported were made by Hammerli, made very well, and included a Swiss Safety despite being single actions.
At 114/116 Yarm high street there once was an inn called The Dragoon. It was run by Thomas Brown who was a member of the Kings Own Regiment of Dragoons.
Dragoons in Apacheland; conquest and resistance in southern New Mexico, 1846-1861.
The soldier, whose name was not disclosed, from the Light Dragoons was killed when the vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province, the MoD said in a statement.
Trooper Luke Hodson, of the Light Dragoons, was taking part in a raid led by Afghan forces on the compound near Lashkar Gah, Helmand.
Lance Corporal Richard Scanlon from the 1st The Queen's Dragoons Guards was killed on Thursday alongside Lieutenant David Boyce in Helmand province.
Lance Corporal Richard Scanlon, 31, from the 1st The Queen's Dragoons Guards died on Thursday when his armoured vehicle hit a makeshift bomb in Helmand Province.