calvary vs cavalry : Common Errors in English

About calvary vs cavalry

“Calvary,” always capitalized, is the hill on which Jesus was crucified. It means “hill of skulls.” Soldiers mounted on horseback are cavalry.

calvary Meaning(s)

  • (n) a hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
  • (n) any experience that causes intense suffering

cavalry Meaning(s)

  • (n) troops trained to fight on horseback
  • (n) a highly mobile army unit

calvary in News

  1. Voice of Calvary: Rebuilding Neighborhoods

    Voice of Calvary Ministries President Phil Reed gave a June 6 presentation about the Neighborhood Stabilization Program at the King Edward Hotel. Photo by Trip Burns
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Jackson Free Press

  2. Last class graduates from Calvary Chapel Christian School in Orrington after ‘miracle’ final year

    Posted June 10, 2013, at 6:14 p.m. After the graduation ceremony was over, family, friends and teachers pray for the graduates at the Calvary Chapel Christian School in Orrington on Sunday. In 2013, only six students graduated, and due to financial difficulties the school is closing its doors.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Bangor Daily News

  3. Shreveport Notebook: Calvary Baptist pitcher shuns MLB in favor of Oklahoma State

    Calvary Baptist's Garrett Williams was Baseball America's top Louisiana prospect entering the draft. - (Jerit Roser, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune) Minden blindsided by loss of football coach...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

cavalry in News

  1. A Special blend: Veteran now serves up barbecue sauce at market

    His father worked as a cook in the 7th Cavalry while his mother cooked for hospitals and at several colleges.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Canon City Daily Record

  2. Rod Lurie Developing Post-Civil War Drama With Starz, Brad Pitt's Plan B (Exclusive)

    "Monsters of God" will be set against the Comanche Wars and follow two ex-Cavalry men. read more        
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Hollywood Reporter

  3. 3-7 Cavalry Family Day held at Fort Stewart

    Soldiers with the Third Squadron of the historic Seventh Cavalry are just back from Afghanistan.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: WTOC 11 Savannah

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