Origin of phalanx
Words nearby phalanx
How to use phalanx in a sentence
Vaccines offered Moderna’s CEO, Bancel, a chance to advance a phalanx of new products.The next act for messenger RNA could be bigger than covid vaccines|David Rotman|February 5, 2021|MIT Technology Review
A phalanx of police officers stood at attention on each side of the plaza.Officer Brian Sicknick remembered as hero who died defending the U.S. Capitol|Meagan Flynn, Emily Davies, Paul M. Duggan|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
When the surviving phalanx of Massachusetts volunteers arrived at the Capitol building, “they were a tired, dusty, and bedraggled lot of men, showing every evidence of the struggle which they had so recently passed through,” a doorkeeper recalled.Troops lodged in the Capitol in 1861. It was a wreck when they left.|Meryl Kornfield, Felicia Sonmez|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
They marched us all — a phalanx of senators, staff and press — through multiple office buildings in search of the safest grounds to shelter on the Capitol complex.Inside the assault on the Capitol: Evacuating the Senate|Paul Kane|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
All the confusion finally gave way to a Bowl Championship Series from 1998-2013, in which a phalanx of humans and computers would choose two teams to play in one championship game.
A phalanx of cops formed behind them as they started across.
A phalanx of money-changers runs between the shops, converting Pakistani rupees to Afghan afghanis to U.S. dollars on the fly.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Who can forget the indelible images of that White Bronco being chased by a phalanx of cop cars on June 17, 1994?Football, Crime, and Allegations Against Aaron Hernandez|Ben Teitelbaum|June 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was among more than a hundred protestors from Occupy L.A., and facing a phalanx of police with riot equipment.
Their carefully scripted words, examined beforehand no doubt by a phalanx of spinmeisters, were barely above a monotone.
He took office with the intention of carrying out the king's policy of breaking up the whig phalanx and bringing about a peace.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
Again, how could a phalanx mount to the edge of the river bank, when it was precipitous and covered with brushwood?
What portion of the cavalry was it, then, that was on the centre of the phalanx, and was terrified by the elephants?
And what is it that brings disaster on those who employ the phalanx?Why the phalanx fails.
It remains now to compareThe Roman more open order compared with the phalanx.
British Dictionary definitions for phalanx
- a bundle of stamens, joined together by their stalks (filaments)
- a form of vegetative spread in which the advance is on a broad front, as in the common reedCompare guerrilla