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ANZAC (acronym for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Volunteer force of 30,000 men which spearheaded the disastrous Gallipoli Campaign in World War I. Troops landed at Gallipoli on April 25, 1915. Anzac Day (April 25) is a public holiday in Australia and New Zealand. About 8500 Anzac troops were killed during World War I.

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Anzac

An·zac / ˈanˌzak/ • n. a soldier in the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (1914–18). ∎ dated a person, esp. a member of the armed services, from Australia or New Zealand.

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Anzac a member of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps; the acronym is recorded from 1915, in accounts of Gallipoli. Anzac Day, 25 April, commemorates the landings of the corps in the Gallipoli Peninsula on 25 April, 1915.

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Anzac XX. Made up of the initials of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps.

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Anzac

Anzac (ˈænzæk) Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (in World War I)

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