Definition: A body of heavy-armed infantry formed in ranks and files
close and deep. There were several different arrangements, the phalanx
varying in depth from four to twenty-five or more ranks of men.
Definition: Any body of troops or men formed in close array, or any
combination of people distinguished for firmness and solidity of a
Definition: A Fourierite community; a phalanstery.
Definition: One of the digital bones of the hand or foot, beyond the
metacarpus or metatarsus; an internode.
Definition: A group or bundle of stamens, as in polyadelphous flowers.