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Zouave meaning

Zouave - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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. 2. 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.
  3. 3. In the French army until 1914, an infantryman wearing a brightly colored uniform similar to Algerinan dress; also, one of a body of soldiers adopting a similar dress and drill.
  4. 4. One of a body of soldiers whose uniform resembles an Arab dress.

Zouave - examples of usage

  1. In some of their concrete shelters, like those at Mackensen Farm- don't imagine any buildings there- and Gallwitz Farm and Boche House and Zouave House, there were stores of ammunition, with many shells and trench- mortars. - "From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917", Philip Gibbs.
  2. A Frenchman at the Zouave Poste au Secours looked calmly on while the remains of his arm were cut away the other night. - "My War Experiences in Two Continents", Sarah Macnaughtan.
  3. Yesterday, at the station, I saw a sick Zouave nursing a German summer casquette. - "My War Experiences in Two Continents", Sarah Macnaughtan.
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