Chetnik

noun
Chet·nik | \chet-ˈnēk, ˈchet-nik\

Definition of Chetnik 

1 : an irregular Slav soldier in the Balkans especially : a member of various irregular Serbian military forces that in periods of disorder (as during World War II and following the breakup of Yugoslavia in 1991) pursued ultranationalist aims

2 : an ultranationalist Serb

First Known Use of Chetnik

1909, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Chetnik

Serbian četnik, from četa band, troop

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