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A soldier from New Zealand or Australia.

[A(ustralian and) N(ew) Z(ealand) A(rmy) C(orps).]

An′zac′ adj.
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1. (Military) (in World War I) a soldier serving with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
2. (Military) (now) any Australian or New Zealand soldier
3. (Historical Terms) the Anzac landing at Gallipoli in 1915
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(ˈæn zæk)

any soldier from Australia or New Zealand.
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Noun1.Anzac - a soldier in the Australian and New Zealand army corps during World War I
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
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[ˈænzæk] n abbr =Australia-New Zealand Army CorpsA.N.Z.A.C. m; (soldier) → soldato dell'A.N.Z.A.C.
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Thousands of Anzac troops - Australian and New Zealand Army Corps - died in the ill-fated 1915 Gallipoli campaign, when waves of Allied forces launched an amphibious attack on the strategically important Turkish peninsula.
Anzac Day, commemorated on 25 April, marks the anniversary of the first major military action by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZACs) in 1915 during the First World War.
The tour formed part of a larger project 'The Silent Anzac' which has been inspired by the discovery of five inscriptions written by the soldiers on the inside of a bass drum that had been stored for nearly 100 years in their band room.
Anzac Day - April 25 - marks the anniversary of the start of the First World War Gallipoli landings, and is a national day of remembrance for Australia and New Zealand.
While in the country, the visiting Australian sailors will be engaging with their Filipino counterparts in various activities, including a luncheon aboard Anzac, goodwill games and a traditional boodle fight which will be held on April 14 at the headquarters of the Navy's Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) in San Antonio, Zambales.
Other engagements between the two navies involve a luncheon aboard HMAS Anzac with invited key personnel and goodwill games followed by a traditional boodle fight.
Anzac biscuits are commercially available in supermarkets, but none I've tasted before were as good as these ones served on the Riverboat Postman.
Meleah Hampton, currently with the Military History Section of the Australian War Memorial (AWM), presents the Battle of the Somme for 1st Anzac Corps.
It recounts the events, hardships, battles and conditions of our brave ANZACs as they fought the determined Turkish soldiers at Gallipoli a hundred years ago.
Perioperative nurse educator Sally travelled to Gallipoli last year to commemorate the nurses of Lemnos--the 'Anzac Girls'.
The day also saw the first contingent of former Pakistan Servicemen march in the ANZAC Day parades in Australia's national capital Canberra, state capitals Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, and the NSW regional city of Armidale.