armatoli

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Greek Αρματολοί (Armatoloí)

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armatoli

  1. (historical) Greek guerrilla fighters during the Greek War of Independence.
    • 1861, George Finlay, History of the Greek revolution, Volume 1[1]:
      The institution of the armatoli was thus adopted into the scheme of the sultan's administration.