Chetnik

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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

Origin and Etymology of chetnik

Serbian četnik, from četa band, troop


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