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Noun: janissary  'ja-ni,se-ree [N. Amer], ja-ni-su-ree [Brit]
  1. A loyal supporter
    "every politician has a following of janissaries";
    - janizary
Noun: Janissary  'ja-ni,se-ree [N. Amer], ja-ni-su-ree [Brit]
  1. A Turkish soldier
    - Janizary

Derived forms: janissaries, Janissaries

Type of: acolyte, follower, pongo [Brit, informal], soldier

Encyclopedia: Janissary