ANZAC

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps in the World War ( 1914).

Part of speech: noun

A member of this army corps; a word formed from the initial letters of the name.

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Usage examples "anzac":

  1. The preparations for the evacuation had been carried out with the utmost efficiency, so much so that our losses were perfectly marvellous- six casualties at Suvla, Anzac, and Helles combined. - "The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde"", George Davidson.
  2. I sometimes speak of the Anzac troops or the Anzac guns. - "Letters from France", C. E. W. Bean.
  3. The 29th Brigade, composed of the 5th Connaught Rangers, 6th Leinsters, 6th Irish Rifles, and the 10th Hampshires, was detached from the Division, and landed at Anzac, to co- operate with the Dominion Forces. - "The Irish at the Front", Michael MacDonagh.