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turm

(tɜːm)
n
(Military) archaic poetic a troop of horsemen

Turm

 troop of horsemen, specifically 30 to 32 men, 1483.
Examples: turm of horsemen, 1533; of horse and wings, 1671.
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Israeli forces suppressed a peaceful demonstration and an olive tree planting event marking the United Nation's International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People in the village of Turms Ayya, north of Ramallah, assaulting Palestinians and firing tear gas canisters towards them.
The company, Galileo Avionica, pocketed $229mn in return for 500 Turms pieces.
As the camera is allowed in to Alan's life to show how he gets by, it turms out he is very sensitive, eager to please and affectionate.
432), coupled with the relative accessibility, from this Swiss domicile, of the French(-speaking) world--and especially of contemporary literature in French: as he explains to Lou Andreas-Salome, 'Die Lage meines alten Turms bringts mit sich, dass vor allem franzosische Bucher zu mir kamen: es ist des Staunens kein Ende uber alles, was jetzt von dort kommt.
Kathryn Starkey fragt in ihrer Untersuchung des Multilingualismus in Wolfram von Eschenbachs Willehalm, ob die vieisprachige Welt, die mit der biblischen Zerstorung des Turms von Babel entstanden ist, im Text mehr als ein Fluch oder ein Segen bewertet wird.
The vehicle is fitted with the same Galileo Avionica Turms (Tank Universal Reconfigurable Modular Systems) fire control system as the service's 120 mm-armed Ariete tank.
The calling card left on the bridge is BUBS, PHO and TURMS, last time it was INCH.
Heute dein einsames Tal durchstreifend, o trautestes Kloster, Fand ich im Walde zunachst jenen verodeten Grund, Dem du die machtigen Quadern verdankst und was dir zum Schmuckeu Deines gegliederten Turms alles der Meister verliehn.
The course had a good mix of jumps with a few tricky turms.