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evzone

[ev-zohn] /ˈɛv zoʊn/
noun
1.
a member of an elite infantry corps in the Greek army.
Origin of evzone
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Modern Greek eúzōnos, Greek: well girt (i.e., well equipped). See eu-, zone
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  • 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
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evzone

/ˈɛvzəʊn/
noun
1.
a soldier in an elite Greek infantry regiment
Word Origin
C19: from Modern Greek, from Greek euzōnos literally: well-girt, from eu- + zōne girdle
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