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  • 1 phalanx

    <pl phalanxes or phalanges>
    [ˈfælæŋ(k)s, pl fælˈænʤi:z, AM ˈfeɪl-, pl fəˈlænʤi:z]
    n ( form) Phalanx f geh
    * * *
    ['flŋks] [f'lndZiːz]
    1) (ANAT) Finger-/Zehenglied nt, Phalanx f (spec)
    2) (= body of people, troops) Phalanx f
    * * *
    phalanx [ˈfælæŋks; US ˈfeı-] pl -lanxes, -langes [fæˈlændʒiːz] s
    1. (auch als pl konstruiert) Antike: MIL Phalanx f, geschlossene Schlachtreihe
    2. (auch als pl konstruiert) fig Phalanx f, geschlossene Front:
    in phalanx geschlossen, einmütig
    3. ANAT Phalanx f, Finger-, Zehenglied n
    4.">phalange 2

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