Chetnik


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Chetnik

(ˈtʃɛtnɪk; tʃɛtˈniːk)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a Serbian nationalist belonging to a group that fought against the Turks before World War I and engaged in guerrilla warfare during both World Wars
2. (Military) a Serbian nationalist belonging to a group that fought against the Turks before World War I and engaged in guerrilla warfare during both World Wars
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of a Serbian nationalist paramilitary group fighting to retain Serbian influence in the countries which formerly constituted Yugoslavia
4. (Military) a member of a Serbian nationalist paramilitary group fighting to retain Serbian influence in the countries which formerly constituted Yugoslavia
[from Serbian četnik, from četa troop]
Translations

Chetnik

[ˈtʃetnɪk]
A. ADJchetnik
B. Nchetnik mf
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The priest allegedly called for the return of the Chetnik tradition and the reawakening of the Serb "consciousness.
Status among the kids at Sara's school hinges on whether they are offspring of long-dead fathers who were Bosnian loyalists who fought to the death, or the unspeakable alternative, that they are a bastard product of their mother's rape by a despised Chetnik Serb.
When asked at a demarcation checkpoint to identify himself, he "could either lie and say he was a Serb, which the Chetnik would know wasn't true, or admit he was a Muslim, for which they could accuse him of being a spy.
Many of the rescued Americans, indignant and heartbroken at this treatment of a genuine hero, volunteered to go to Belgrade to testify for the Chetnik leader, but were denied permission to enter the country.
The scenography was standard for such occasions - numerous Serb flags, and chetnik T-shirts and caps.
Churchill's decision to support the Partisans was confirmed by signal intercepts, but intelligence on Chetnik failures to act was only half the story.
A Novak Djokovic B David Ferrer C Roger Federer D Tomas Berdych QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: Who was the leader of the Serbian Chetnik resistance fighters during World War II?
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Adam Chetnik b Municipal Culture and Sport team in the unicorn c Public Gymnasium.
The freedom struggle is in its first days, without the rule of law, and many honest and worthy people are being killed; Nicifor is executed, without charge or trial, by partisan fighters; Gojko joins up with chetnik fighters in the mountains, and at the end of the war he is taken to Italy, to a camp near Naples, where the hard and grim life of the inmates does not differ at all from that of the Italian villagers, on the verge of starvation.
Civil servant Chetnik, from Lakeside in Cardiff, fell for a 23-year-old bar girl named Am after arriving in Thailand in April.
The novella, "Behind the Veil of Darkness," deals with the unbelievably rocky road of a fellow chetnik fighter against the partisans, who, though very young, went through many battles as well as the imprisonment and torture to which the victorious partisans had subjected him.