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A highly mobile division of an army which uses aircraft for a variety of functions, as observation, delivery of supplies and troops, aerial assault, evacuation, etc.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Janesville Gazette. From air + cavalry.
air cavalry/ˈɛː ˌkavlri/
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