Definition of Veteran. Meaning of Veteran. Synonyms of Veteran

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Definition of Veteran

Veteran
Veteran Vet"er*an, a. [L. veteranus, from vetus, veteris, old; akin to Gr. ? year, Skr. vatsara. See Wether.] Long exercised in anything, especially in military life and the duties of a soldier; long practiced or experienced; as, a veteran officer or soldier; veteran skill. The insinuating eloquence and delicate flattery of veteran diplomatists and courtiers. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Veteran from wikipedia

- A veteran (from Latin vetus, meaning "old") is a person who has a long career (and is usually adept and esteemed) in a particular occupation or field...
- veteran, often referred to as a military veteran or war veteran, is a person who has served in the armed forces. Veteran or Veterans or The Veteran may...
- An atomic veteran is a veteran who was exposed to ionizing radiation while present in the site of a nuclear explosion during his/her active duty. The U...
- The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a Cabinet-level executive branch department of the federal government charged with integrating...
- Vietnam veteran is someone who served in the armed forces of parti****ting countries during the Vietnam War. The term has been used to describe veterans who...
- Department of Veterans' Affairs, Ministry of Veterans' Affairs, Department of Veterans Services, or the like, which oversees issues relating to veterans' affairs...
- Veteran (Korean: 베테랑; RR: Beterang) is a 2015 South Korean action comedy film written and directed by Ryoo Seung-wan. It drew 13.4 million admissions...
- Confederate Veteran was a magazine about veterans of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War of 1861–1865. The Confederate Veteran was founded...
- of known veterans of the First World War (28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918) who died in 2009 (7 veterans), 2010 (1 veteran), 2011 (2 veterans) and 2012...
- This a chronological list of the last surviving veterans of military insurgencies, conflicts and wars around the world. The listed wars span from the 13th...
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