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phalanx
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Gone with the Wind
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  • They had always been a clannish tribe, presenting an unbroken phalanx of overlapping shields to the world in time of stress, no matter what their private opinions of the conduct of individual kinsmen might be.

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as in: a phalanx of riot police Define
a group standing and moving together -- especially an ancient Greek military formation
in medicine Define
medicine: any of the bones of the fingers or toes
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