hussar

  • 1 Hussar — (original Hungarian spelling: huszár , plural huszárok , pl. Husaria) refers to a number of types of light cavalry created in Hungary [cite encyclopedia|title=Hussar|url=http://britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/277525/hussar|encyclopedia=Encyclopædia… …

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  • 2 Hussar — est une super héroïne créée par Marvel Comics. Elle est apparue pour la première fois dans X Men #137, en 1980. Origines Hussar est une femelle de race inconnue, faisant partie de la Garde Impériale Shi ar. Elle combattit les X Men à sa première… …

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  • 3 Hussar — Hus*sar , n. [Hung. husz[ a]r, from husz twenty, because under King Matthais I., in the fifteenth century, every twenty houses were to furnish one horse soldier; cf. G. husar, F. houssard, hussard, from the same source.] (Mil.) Originally, one of …

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  • 4 hussar — 1530s, from Ger. Husar, from Hungarian huszár light horseman, originally freebooter, from O.Serb. husar, variant of kursar pirate, from It. corsaro (see CORSAIR (Cf. corsair)). Bodies of light horsemen organized in Hungary late 15c., widely… …

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  • 5 hussar — s. m. O mesmo que hussardo …

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  • 6 hussar — ► NOUN historical (except in titles) ▪ a soldier in a light cavalry regiment which adopted a dress uniform modelled on that of the Hungarian light horsemen of the 15th century. ORIGIN Hungarian huszár, from Italian corsaro corsair …

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  • 7 hussar — [hoo zär′, həzär′] n. [Hung huszár, orig., highwayman < Serb husar, gusar < It corsaro: see CORSAIR] 1. a member of the light cavalry of Hungary, formed in the 15th c. 2. a member of any European regiment of light armed cavalry, usually… …

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  • 8 Hussar — Bruno Hussar (* 1911 in Ägypten; † 8. Februar 1996) ist Gründer von Neve Schalom/Wahat as Salam in Israel. Bruno Hussar ist 1935 vom Judentum zum katholischen Glauben konvertiert, wurde Dominikaner und ließ sich 1950 zum Priester weihen. 1953 kam …

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  • 9 hussar — /hoo zahr /, n. 1. (originally) one of a body of Hungarian light cavalry formed during the 15th century. 2. a member of a class of similar troops, usually with striking or flamboyant uniforms, in European armies. [1525 35; < Hungarian huszár <… …

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  • 10 hussar — UK [hʊˈzɑː(r)] / US [huˈzɑr] noun [countable] Word forms hussar : singular hussar plural hussars a soldier in a European cavalry (= group that rides horses) …

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  • 11 hussar — noun Etymology: Hungarian huszár hussar, (obsolete) highway robber, from Serbian & Croatian husar pirate, from Medieval Latin cursarius more at corsair Date: 1532 a member of any of various European military units originally modeled on the… …

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  • 12 hussar — [15] Ultimately, hussar is the same word as corsair. Its remote ancestor is Italian corsaro, which was borrowed via Old Serbian husar into Hungarian as huszár. This originally retained the meaning of corsair, ‘plunderer’, but gradually developed… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 13 hussar — [15] Ultimately, hussar is the same word as corsair. Its remote ancestor is Italian corsaro, which was borrowed via Old Serbian husar into Hungarian as huszár. This originally retained the meaning of corsair, ‘plunderer’, but gradually developed… …

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  • 14 hussar — noun Originally, one of the national cavalry of Hungary and Croatia; now, one of the light cavalry of European armies …

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  • 15 hússar — hús|sar Mot Pla Nom masculí …

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  • 16 hussar — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cavalryman, trooper, horse soldier; see cavalry , soldier …

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  • 17 hussar — hus|sar [huˈza: US a:r] n a British ↑cavalry soldier …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 hussar — hus|sar [ hu zar ] noun count a soldier in a European CAVALRY (=unit that rides horses) …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 hussar — hus·sar || hÉ™ zÉ‘r /hÊŠ zɑː n. member of the Hungarian light cavalry; member of a European light cavalry regiment …

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  • 20 hussar —    (huh ZAHR) [Hungarian, from Serbo Croatian: brigand] In the 15th century, one belonging to the Hungarian light cavalry. A member of a similar regiment in some European armies, often with an elaborate and colorful dress uniform …

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