Definition of Grivas, George in English:

Grivas, George

Line breaks: George Gri¦vas
Pronunciation: /ˈɡriːvəs
 
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( 1898–1974), Greek Cypriot patriot and soldier; full name George Theodorou Grivas. A supporter of the union of Cyprus with Greece, he led the guerrilla campaign against British rule which culminated in the country’s independence in 1959.

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