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cavaliers

[kä′väl·yā]
(meteorology)
The local term, in the vicinity of Montpelier, France, for the days near the end of March or the beginning of April when the mistral is usually strongest.

Cavaliers

 

during the English Revolution of the 17th cen-tury, a derisive name given by supporters of the Parliament totheir opponents, the Royalists; it came to be used in late 1641.The name emphasized the gentry nature of the royal army, inwhich the cavalry had primary significance.

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