enosis

enosis

[ih-noh-sis, ee-noh-; Greek e-naw-sees]
noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
a movement for securing the political union of Greece and Cyprus.

Origin:
1935–40; < Modern Greek énōsis, Greek hénōsis union, equivalent to henō-, variant stem of henoûn to unify (derivative of hén, neuter of heîs one) + -sis -sis

enosist, noun
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enosis (ˈɛnəʊsɪs)
 
n
the union of Greece and Cyprus: the aim of a group of Greek Cypriots
 
[C20: Modern Greek: from Greek henoun to unite, from heis one]

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Main Entry:  enosis
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a movement to bring about the political unification of Greece and Cyprus
Etymology:  Greek 'union'
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