Definición de Blighty en inglés:

Blighty

Saltos de línea: Blighty
Pronunciación: /ˈblʌɪti
 
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sustantivo

British
  • 1An informal term for Britain or England, used by soldiers of the First and Second World Wars.
  • 1.1 military slang A wound suffered by a soldier in the First World War which was sufficiently serious to merit being shipped home to Britain: he had copped a Blighty and was on his way home
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • He copped a blighty over in Flanders and he was sent over here to recover.
    • Inflicting or otherwise causing a blighty wound was considered a capital offense, which was punishable by execution by a firing squad.
    • A few nights later he copped a ‘Blighty’ bullet in his leg and I last saw him in Dover Hospital in 1943.

Origen

first used by soldiers in the Indian army; Anglo-Indian alteration of Urdu bilāyatī, wilāyatī 'foreign, European', from Arabic wilāyat, wilāya 'dominion, district'.

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