noun ev·zone \ˈev-ˌzōn\

Definition of EVZONE

:  a member of a select Greek infantry unit often serving as a palace guard

Origin of EVZONE

Modern Greek euzōnos, from Greek, active, literally, well girt, from eu- + zōnē girdle — more at zone
First Known Use: 1897


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