Anzac

Anzac

[an-zak]
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.

Origin:
1910–15

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Anzac (ˈænzæk)
 
n
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

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Anzac
1915, acronym of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. First used in ref. to Gallipoli campaign.
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Anzac
Australia and New Zealand Army Corps
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