evzone


evzone

evzone [ev-zohn] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a member of an elite infantry corps in the Greek army.

Origin of evzone 1895–1900; Modern Greek eúzōnos, Greek: well girt (i.e., well equipped). See eu-, zone Examples from the Web for evzone Historical Examples of evzone

  • This was succeeded by a more ambitiously designed stamp (Fig. 333) showing an evzone or light infantryman in the act of firing.

    The Postage Stamp in War

    Fred. J. Melville

  • British Dictionary definitions for evzone evzone noun

    1. a soldier in an elite Greek infantry regiment

    Word Origin for evzone C19: from Modern Greek, from Greek euzōnos literally: well-girt, from eu- + zōne girdle

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