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  • n. Plural form of hypaspist.

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Examples

  • "Alexander shouted out in Macedonian, and called the hypaspists in Macedonian"

    American Chronicle

  • Alexander was calling his hypaspists, who were Macedonians, and he addressed them in their native language/dialect. "

    American Chronicle

  • Alexander was calling his hypaspists, who were Macedonians, and he addressed them in their native language / dialect. "

    American Chronicle

  • But, besides the phalanx of heavy armed men, there were hoplites lightly armed, hypaspists for the assault of walled places, and troops with javelins and with bows.

    Ancient States and Empires

  • His main line was composed, on the right, of choice cavalry; then, toward the left, of hypaspists; then the phalanx, in six divisions, which formed the centre; then Greek cavalry on the extreme left.

    Ancient States and Empires

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