"zouave" Definition

  1. n. One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress.
  2. n. Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.

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Position in dictionary: 111651 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "zouave": 1
Words that end with "zouave": 1
Words that contain "zouave": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of zouave

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