anzac


noun

  1. a member of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during World War I.
  2. a soldier from Australia or New Zealand.
  3. any Australian or New Zealander.

noun

  1. (in World War I) a soldier serving with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
  2. (now) any Australian or New Zealand soldier
  3. the Anzac landing at Gallipoli in 1915

1915, acronym of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. First used in reference to the Gallipoli campaign.

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