Synonyms for Phalanx:
n.bank, agglomeration, bale, arsenal, battery, assortment, batch. •crew (noun)
wing, herd, battalion, assemblage, pack, tribe, clan, assembly, cell, coterie, group, hive, faction, detail, society, crew, club, troop, collection, colony, coalition, clique, flock, gang, union, squad, fleet, force, covey, crowd, aggregation, division, troupe, host, platoon, school, band, detachment, cadre, company, staff, set, party, fraternity, cabal, litter, caucus, circle, regiment, string, body, retinue, junta, army, league, bevy, nest, posse, bunch, fellowship, team, ring, mob, brigade, drove, sect, outfit, complement.
company, division, host, army, body, troop, group, drove, brigade, flock.
Usage examples for phalanx
Her troops must not be permitted to fall into confusion, and to use as arms the rude, unsightly bludgeons of an untaught and undisciplined mob, when the enemy, glittering in harness, and furnished with weapons keen of temper and sharp of edge, is bearing down upon them in compact phalanx – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller