Phalanx [FEY-leynx]

Part of speech: noun
Origin: Greek, 16th century

1. A group of people or things of a similar type forming a compact body.

Examples of phalanx in a sentence

“Getting off the plane, I passed a phalanx of families waiting to be reunited with loved ones.”

“Every Saturday just before lunch, a phalanx of parents with strollers makes the park nearly impassable.”