Monday, July 11, 2011

Word of the Week: PHALANX

The word of the week for July 11th - 17th is:

Phalanx n.

1. an ancient military formation of serried ranks surrounded by shields
2. any crowded mass of people or group united for a common purpose
3. any of the bones in the fingers or toes

Example: After the defendant was found not guilty, she rushed through a phalanx of reporters and photographers.

Origin: Greek

 First Useage: 1553

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