[ih-noh-sis, ee-noh-; Greek e-naw-sees]

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
Related formse·no·sist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for enosis


  1. the union of Greece and Cyprus: the aim of a group of Greek Cypriots

Word Origin for enosis

C20: Modern Greek: from Greek henoun to unite, from heis one
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