[ ev-zohn ]
/ ˈɛv zoʊn /
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a member of an elite infantry corps in the Greek army.
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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
British Dictionary definitions for evzone
/ (ˈɛvzəʊn) /
a soldier in an elite Greek infantry regiment
Word Origin for evzone
C19: from Modern Greek, from Greek euzōnos literally: well-girt, from eu- + zōne girdle
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