What does janizary mean?

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Janizary(noun)

    a soldier of a privileged military class, which formed the nucleus of the Turkish infantry, but was suppressed in 1826

  2. Origin: [F. janissaire, fr. Turk. yei-tsheri new soldiers or troops.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Janizary

    jan′i-zar-i, n. a soldier of the old Turkish foot-guards (c. 1330-1826), formed originally of renegade prisoners and of a tribute of children taken from Christian subjects—also Jan′issary, Jan′izar.—adj. Janizā′rian. [Fr. Janissaire—Turk, yeñi, new, ‛asker, army.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of janizary in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of janizary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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