enosis

noun
eno·​sis | \ i-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce enosis (audio) \

Definition of enosis

: a movement to secure the political union of Greece and Cyprus

First Known Use of enosis

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for enosis

Modern Greek enōsis, from Greek henõsis union, from henoun to unite, from hen-, heis one — more at same

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“Enosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enosis. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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