Sepoy

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Sepoy is an infantry rank given to Indians serving in native infantry regiments. It is equivalent to Private. Sepoys could be found in both British/Company and Portuguese forces.

The term was also used as a general one for all native soldiers irrespective of rank.

Related articles

  • Sowar, the equivalent cavalry rank.
  • Indian Mutiny, sometimes referred to as the 'Sepoy Mutiny'.

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