sepoy

private soldier of the Indian infantry

sepoy

Indian soldier in the service of the British or Indian army in the days of British rule in India. The Indian Mutiny 1857-58 was thus also known as the Sepoy Rebellion or Mutiny. ...
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Sepoy

Indian Army infantry rank, equivalent to Pte
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Sepoy

Se'poy noun [ Persian sipāhī , from sipāh an army. Confer Spahi .] A native of India employed as a soldier in the service of a European power, esp. of Great Britain; an Oriental soldier disciplined in the European manner.
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Sepoy

• (n.) A native of India employed as a soldier in the service of a European power, esp. of Great Britain; an Oriental soldier disciplined in the European manner.
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sepoy

(from the article `Nana Sahib`) a prominent leader in the Indian Mutiny of 1857. Although he did not plan the outbreak, he assumed leadership of the sepoys (British-employed Indian ...
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Sepoy

Sepoy was the name given to native Indian soldiers serving in the British army in India, to distinguish them from European soldiers. The first natives were used as soldiers by the East India Company during the 18th century.
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Sepoy

A sepoy (ɔɪ) was formerly the designation given to an Indian soldier. In the modern Nepalese Army, Indian Army, Pakistan Army and Bangladesh Army it remains in use for the rank of private soldier. ==Etymology and historical usage== The term `sepoy` is derived from the Persian Urdu Turkish word sipāhī (سپاهی) meaning `infantry soldier`...
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