Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Estrildidae.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Carasso joined EPON (the Resistance Youth Movement), where she helped to prepare food and clothes and assisted the families of andartes left in the twenty-two villages surrounding Serres and Nigrita.

    Greek Resistance During World War II.

  • In early April 1943 Daisy Carasso left for the mountains with her mother and her young sister through the arrangement of a Jew who was friendly with a black marketeer, who was also the local recruiter for the Communist Party and the andartiko from the village of Dafni near Nigrita.

    Greek Resistance During World War II.

  • Eventually they reached Nigrita where Daisy joined the resistance.

    Greek Resistance During World War II.

  • Nigrita, with its population of about nine thousand, was the center for ELAS Regiment 19, which had broad support from the intellectuals and professionals of Nigrita and especially the teachers.

    Greek Resistance During World War II.

  • She also helped recruit young men, did guard duty, carried ammunition, and distributed leaflets and propaganda in Nigrita.

    Greek Resistance During World War II.

  • On March 5 Greeks and Bulgarians fought at Nigrita as they subsequently fought at Pravishta, Leftera, Panghaion, and Anghista.

    The Balkan Wars: 1912-1913 Third Edition

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.