Definition of Anzac in English:

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Anzac

Pronunciation: /ˈanzak/

noun

1A soldier in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (1914–18).
Example sentences
  • This article suggests that it is possible to demythologise Gallipoli while still honouring the sacrifice of the Anzacs and the Allied soldiers who fell on the peninsula in 1915.
  • For me, the Anzac heroes are those Australian & New Zealand soldiers who fought for their country in a foreign land far from their home.
  • Serving as part of the Coalition against Terrorism, SASR troops gathered alongside New Zealand, British and American soldiers to remember the Anzacs.
1.1 informal A person from Australia or New Zealand, especially a member of the armed services.

Origin

Acronym.

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