Phalanx

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.”