- a member of an elite infantry corps in the Greek army.
Origin of evzone
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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
- a soldier in an elite Greek infantry regiment
C19: from Modern Greek, from Greek euzōnos literally: well-girt, from eu- + zōne girdle