mounted police

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mounted police (not used in plural form) (collective noun)

  1. A unit of the civil police who are specifically trained to serve duty on horseback. Their duties can be ceremonial, or often for crowd control, and to police areas of difficult access or wilderness areas.

Usage notes[edit]

  • As a collective noun, the mounted police are referred to using plural pronouns and verb forms, such as they and were.

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