Definitions

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  • proper n. A political movement aiming to incorporate the island of Cyprus into Greece.

Etymologies

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Greek Ένωσις (Enosis, "union").

Examples

  • Cranch's own title for this poem was "Enosis," not "Gnosis" as now given; "Enosis" being a Greek word meaning "all in one," which is illustrated by the last verse.

    Memories and Anecdotes

  • Note 21: The 'Little Entente' had the support of the governing Demokratiki Enosis (Democratic Union), led by socialist A. Papanastasiou who congratulated the League for reinforcing the government's foreign policy.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • The radical transformation of family law in Greece was achieved in stages after the Panhellenic Socialist Party (PASOK) won victory in 1981 under Andreas Papandreou, the son of elder statesman George Papandreou (Centre-Union leader/Enosis Kendrou).

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • By the early 1960s, the Centre-Union (Enosis Kendrou) was formed under the leadership of George Papandreou, promising a wide range of democratic reforms, including the release of Civil War prisoners.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • However, the following excerpt from a pamphlet published by the PDEG (Panellinia Dimokratiki Enosis Gynaikon/Panhellenic Democratic Union of Women) in 1949 offers a statistical breakdown of women's representation in the DSE in 1949, which must be assessed, though, against the difficulty in assembling and maintaining records during the Civil War, with a weakening partisan infrastructure and the increasing use of propaganda to aid recruitment drives. 13

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • To properly appreciate the current Cyprus problem, the world must understand that the Turkish intervention was not the beginning of the problem but Turkey's end game after nearly 20 years of Enosis-inspired bloody provocation by the Greek Cypriots.

    Turkey's Occupation Is the Cyprus Problem

  • None the less, I maintain what I said about Glyn's response apparent confusion between Enosis and the EOKA, chronological uncertainty about the Junta, etc. and I still refuse to discuss it any further.

    languagehat.com: THE INTERPRETER SHORTAGE.

  • Is this in connection with those Enosis bombers who were trying to terrorize the Turkish Cypriots out of their own country and bring Cyprus into the then military dictatorship of Greece?

    languagehat.com: THE INTERPRETER SHORTAGE.

  • Death by heart attack of Gen. George Grivas, the leading advocate of Enosis.

    1960, Aug. 16

  • Greek Orthodox officials conducted a referendum on Cyprus's future in which 95.7 percent of the Greek Cypriot electorate voted for Enosis.

    b. Cyprus

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