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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.


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


(ˈæn zæk)

any soldier from Australia or New Zealand.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"


[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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ANZAC Day is a time to remember all Australians who have served their country and to reflect on how, after a century, Australian servicemen and women continue to take pride in, and inspiration from, the original ANZACs," High Commissioner Heyward said.