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Meaning of "Zouave" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ZOUAVE

From French, from Zwāwa, tribal name in Algeria.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ZOUAVE

Zouave  [zuːˈɑːv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ZOUAVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Zouave is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ZOUAVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Zouave

Zouave

Zouave was the title given to certain light infantry regiments in the French Army, normally serving in French North Africa between 1831 and 1962. The name was also adopted during the 19th century by units in other armies, such as volunteer regiments raised for service in the American Civil War and Brazilian free black volunteers in the Paraguayan War,. The chief distinguishing characteristics of such units were the zouave uniform, which included short open-fronted jackets, baggy trousers and often sashes and oriental headgear.

Definition of Zouave in the English dictionary

The definition of Zouave in the dictionary is a member of a body of French infantry composed of Algerian recruits noted for their dash, hardiness, and colourful uniforms. Other definition of Zouave is a member of any body of soldiers wearing a similar uniform or otherwise modelled on the French Zouaves, esp a volunteer in such a unit of the Union Army in the American Civil War.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ZOUAVE


Algarve
ælˈɡɑːv
calve
kɑːv
carve
kɑːv
Graves
ɡrɑːv
halve
hɑːv
Jugoslav
ˈjuːɡəʊˌslɑːv
MARV
mɑːv
ollamh
ˈɒlɑːv
schav
ʃɑːv
Slav
slɑːv
starve
stɑːv
suave
swɑːv
tav
tɑːv
varve
vɑːv
vaw
vɑːv
Yugoslav
ˈjuːɡəʊˌslɑːv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ZOUAVE

Zorn
Zoroaster
Zoroastrian
Zoroastrianism
Zoroastrism
Zorrilla y Moral
zorro
zoster
Zoug
zouk
zounds
zowie
zoysia
ZPG
Zr
ZRE
Zsigmondy
zucchetto
zucchini
Zuckerman

WORDS THAT END LIKE ZOUAVE

ave
behave
brave
cave
clave
fave
gave
grave
have
lave
leave
microwave
must-have
nave
rave
save
shave
slave
the New Wave
wave

Synonyms and antonyms of Zouave in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Zouave» into 25 languages

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Zouave
1,325 millions of speakers

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Zouave
570 millions of speakers

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Zouave
510 millions of speakers

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Zouave
380 millions of speakers
ar

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Zouave
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Зуав
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Zouave
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জুঅভ সৈনিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

zouave
220 millions of speakers

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Zouave
190 millions of speakers

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zouave
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Zouave
130 millions of speakers

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Zouave
85 millions of speakers

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Zouave
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Zouave
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Zouave
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

झौवे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Zouave
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

zuavo
65 millions of speakers

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zouave
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зуав
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zuav
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Zouave
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

zouaaf
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Zouave
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Zouave
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ZOUAVE»

The term «Zouave» is regularly used and occupies the 56.181 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ZOUAVE» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ZOUAVE»

Discover the use of Zouave in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Zouave and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Zouave's Journey:
This book is based on the information provided by Achille Lecreux of the 37th African Division.
Marilène Patten Henry, 2007
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The Zouave Drill; Being a ... Manual of Arms for the Use of ...
But an indomitable spirit like that possessed by Ellsworth was not one to succumb to small reverses, and he continued to advocate the organization of a Zouave corps. He turned his attention, at the suggestion of some of his associates, to a ...
Elmer Ephraim ELLSWORTH, 1861
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American Civil War Zouaves
The classic French Zouave uniform was based on the baggy trousers, short jackets and fe//es worn by the native North Africans when the French began recruiting Zouaves in the 1830s. The famous baggy Zouave trousers were called serouels ...
Robin Smith, 1996
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Don Troiani's Regiments and Uniforms of the Civil War
short, dark blue jacket, worn open and without buttons on the front. Under this was a closed, dark blue vest, fastened at the side rather than the front. The Zouave's trousers were of madder red wool, made without individual legs and ending just ...
‎2002
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American Civil War Armies: Union Troops
Many other units also chose to dress themselves in copies of French Zouave uniform, made fashionable by the exploits of such regiments in the 185os in the Crimea and Italy. These originally included dark blue short jackets trimmed with red ...
Philip R. N. Katcher, 1986
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The Zouave Officer: Reminiscences of an Officer of ...
'Of the soldiers of the world-the Zouaves are the first and bravest' This is a rare and unusual account compiled principally from the writings of Cler, who became a General of the French Army and who fell in battle at Magenta.
Jean Joseph Gustave Cler, 2010
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Vicksburg Campaign: April 1862 - July 1863
ery attached to the zouave mystique. The first zouave unit mustered Into Federal service was the 9th New York Infantry, (Hawkins' Zouaves}, Its original nucleus had been organized by lush C. Hawkins soon after Ellsworth's Chicago zouaves  ...
David G. Martin
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The Flags of Civil War South Carolina
South. Carolina. Zouave. Volunteers. Company H (2nd), Infantry Battalion, Hampton Legion On October 22, 1861, the Daily Southern Guardian announced " the flag designed to be presented by the ladies of Columbia to Capt. McCord's ...
Dedmondt, Glenn
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Vincent Van Gogh: The Years in France: Complete Paintings ...
362 Arles, 21 June 1888 (629, 632, 653) Sent to Theo on 13 August 1888 (660) Theo van Gogh; Johanna van Gogh-Bonger; V. W. van Gogh 1890 List AB: 96 Portrait de Zouave 1901 Berlin Paul Cassirer; no evidence of any catalogue; List:  ...
Walter Feilchenfeldt, 2013
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Civil War Journal: The Legacies
The colorful array of uniforms worn by Zouave regiments is indicated by these illustrations. On the far left, a private in the Seventy-sixth Pennsylvania Keystone Zouaves stands at guard bayonet. This regiment fought bravely in the vicinity of ...
William Davis, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ZOUAVE»

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Southland hairdressing competitions a cut above the rest
Jennie Hasler-Jacobs, of Zouave in Balclutha, was the overall winner of the Oceanic Hairdressing Master Award. Hairdresser Jannie Hasler-Jacobs, of Zouave ... «Southland Times, Jul 15»
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Cysoing : un lifting à 15 000 € pour le zouave
Le zouave continuera à regarder… le café de la Mairie. Par ailleurs, on profitera de cette rénovation pour graver dans le granit les noms des Cysoniens qui sont ... «La Voix du Nord, Jul 15»
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Abdel-Kader Zaaf, Le « zouave du peloton »
1917-1986. Coureur cycliste réputé, Abdelkader Zaaf naît en 1917 dans l'Algérie coloniale. Ses qualités de cycliste lui valent de remporter de nombreux ... «francetv sport, Jun 15»
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L'harmonie a dévoilé sa tenue de zouave
Le public découvre enfin les nouvelles tenues de zouaves mais se rend vite compte d'un détail: il manque des costumes! «Malheureusement, ils n'ont pas été ... «lavenir.net, May 15»
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Bray-Dunes : l'adjudant-chef Bazin, unique zouave enterré dans la …
Né le 26 février 1903, à Besançon, l'adjudant-chef Étienne Bazin a été tué à Bray-Dunes le 2 juin 1940, à 37 ans. Il est aujourd'hui le seul zouave enterré dans ... «La Voix du Nord, May 15»
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Conseil Représentatif des Institutions juives de France
Zouave, quel drôle de mot ! Il viendrait du berbère Zwawa, nom d'une tribu kabyle. Le zouave, les plus âgés s'en souviennent, c'est le papier à cigarette Zig-Zag ... «crif, Apr 15»
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Comment j'ai rencontré mon grand-oncle, un zouave, mort sur le …
Ce n'est qu'en mai 1915 qu'il est passé chez les zouaves. Intriguée par ce changement de régiment, j'interroge Michaël Bourlet, enseignant-chercheur des ... «FRANCE 24, Apr 15»
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Carnaval samedi au Puy : des elfes à la Pinatelle du Zouave
Le carnaval des enfants est redevenu depuis 2012 un événement marquant de l'agenda culturel et festif du bassin du Puy-en-Velay. Un après-midi convivial et ... «Zoomdici.fr, Mar 15»
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Février 1958: le zouave du Pont de l'Alma a les genoux dans l'eau
En février 1958, Paris enregistre une crue de la Seine, illustrée par la montée des eaux au niveau des genoux du zouave du Pont de l'Alma. Mais rien de ... «France Soir, Feb 15»
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Barack Obama fait le zouave pour promouvoir son assurance-maladie
Barack Obama est prêt à tout pour défendre sa politique en général et promouvoir l' Obamacare, son système de protection sociale, en particulier. Y compris à ... «Grazia, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Zouave [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/zouave>. Jan 2021 ».
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