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Definition of yeomanry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    yeomanry

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈjəʊmənri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈjoʊmənri//
     
    [singular + singular or plural verb]
     
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  1. 1(in Britain in the past) the social class of farmers who owned their land
  2. 2(in Britain in the past) farmers who became soldiers and provided their own horses