[ an-zak ]
/ ˈæn zæk /
a member of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during World War I.
a soldier from Australia or New Zealand.
any Australian or New Zealander.
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Origin of Anzac
First recorded in 1910–15
Words nearby Anzac
, Anzac Day
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How to use Anzac in a sentence
Yet (and despite the Peter Weir movie "Gallipoli"), it was not an ANZAC show only.
The burial of 3,000 Turks by armistice at Anzac seems to have been carried out without a hitch.
As Helles, Anzac and Tenedos have each been ruled out, we are going to doss down on this sandbank opposite us.
As they drew near they came under fire of our destroyers and of the Anzac guns and were badly knocked about and broken up.
After all's said and done the troops at Helles and Anzac are still perfectly game and we have got nearer our goal.
He slackened his pace at sight of an Anzac officer rolling on the ground, coughing and spitting up frothy blood.
British Dictionary definitions for Anzac
(in World War I) a soldier serving with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
(now) any Australian or New Zealand soldier
the Anzac landing at Gallipoli in 1915
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