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in•fan•try



Pronunciation: (in'fun-trē), [key]
n.,
pl. -tries.

1. soldiers or military units that fight on foot, in modern times typically with rifles, machine guns, grenades, mortars, etc., as weapons.
2. a branch of an army composed of such soldiers.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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