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 'old') is a person who has significant experience (and is usually adept and esteemed) and expertise in a particular occupation...
- surviving veterans of the First World War (28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918) who lived to 2009 or later, along with the last known veterans for countries...
- A Vietnam veteran is an individual who performed active military, naval, or air service in the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. The term has...
- The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a Cabinet-level executive branch department of the federal government charged with providing life-long...
- Kästner (10 March 1900 – 1 January 2008) was the last do****ented World War I veteran who fought for the German Empire (including all nationalities and ethnic...
- This is a list of last surviving veterans of World War II (1939–1945) among various groups of veterans, as identified by reliable sources. About 70 million...
- up Veteran, veteran, veterans, or war veteran in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A veteran, often referred to as a military veteran or war veteran, is...
- Department of Veterans' Affairs, Ministry of Veterans' Affairs, Department of Veterans Services, or the like, which oversees issues relating to veterans' affairs...
- 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...
- "Veteran of the Psychic Wars" is a song by the American hard rock band Blue Öyster Cult. It was written by Eric Bloom and British author Michael Moor****...