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  • noun A Greek or Albanian brigand.

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  • noun historical An anti-Ottoman insurgent living in the mountains when Greece was a part of the Ottoman Empire.

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Ancient Greek

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  • Greek and Albanian brigands who fought as guerrillas against the Turks in the early 19th century.

    August 17, 2008