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janizary

jan·i·zar·y (jan·is·sar·y)

janizary (janissary)

 
pronunciation:
jae nih zeI ri [or] jae nih seI ri
part of speech: noun
inflections: janissaries, janizaries
definition 1: (often cap.) formerly, a member of a Turkish sultan's guard.
definition 2: any loyal and subservient follower or supporter.