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Definition of Zouave

Zouave
Zouave ouave (?; 277), n. [F., fr. Ar. Zouaoua a tribe of Kabyles living among the Jurjura mountains in Algeria.] (Mil.) (a) One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress. (b) Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.

Meaning of Zouave from wikipedia

- The Zouaves (French pronunciation: ​[zwav]) were a cl**** of light infantry regiments of the French Army serving between 1830 and 1962 and linked to French...
- The Zouave is the subject of several sketches and paintings made by Vincent van Gogh in Arles. Van Gogh was excited to have a model for a portrait, and...
- The Papal Zouaves (Italian: Zuavi Pontifici) were an infantry force formed in defence of the Papal States. The Zouaves evolved out of a unit formed by...
- A Zouave jacket is a short open fronted jacket with long sleeves, similar to that historically worn by Zouaves. It was a po****r women's fashion in the...
- both of the two piers was decorated with a statue of military nature: a Zouave and a grenadier by Georges Diébolt, and a skirmisher and an artilleryman...
- The Zouave is an 1856 stone statue by French artist Georges Diebolt, which has been sited on the Pont de l'Alma in Paris since the 1850s. The statue is...
- sergeant in the French Zouaves. He based his formation on the French Zouaves, in which he had served during the Crimean War. The Zouaves of Death were highly...
- colonel of the 6th New York Volunteer Infantry, known as Billy Wilson's Zouaves. On May 11, 1861, he was featured on the cover of the Harper's W****ly illustrated...
- unit was known alternately as the Ellsworth Zouaves, First Fire Zouaves, First Regiment New York Zouaves, and U.S. National Guards. The unit was among...
- The United States Zouave Cadets (also known as the Chicago Zouaves and Zouave Cadets of Chicago) was a short-lived zouave unit of the Illinois militia...
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