[ih-noh-sis, ee-noh-; Greek e-naw-sees]
- a movement for securing the political union of Greece and Cyprus.
Origin of enosis
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
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- 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