eno·​sis i-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce enosis (audio)
: a movement to secure the political union of Greece and Cyprus

Word History


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

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of enosis was in 1928

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“Enosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enosis. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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