A veteran (from Latin vetus, meaning "old") is a person who has had long service or experience in a particular occupation or field; " A veteran of ..." .
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... Veteran is an outer suburb of Gympie, Queensland, Australia 8 kilometres (5 mi) north-east of Gympie's central business district ... At the 2006 census, Veteran had a population of 718 ...
... Katrina Lee, TEN-10 (1978–1987) and (1991–1994) - 12 Years Veteran= Critical in the development of their particular news service or long standing role as news ...
... West returned to cycling in the veteran class, and remarked on the fact that he was remembered by older neighbours in Stoke-on-Trent but not by others ... Warwickshire In September 2006, West became national champion of the League of Veteran Racing Cyclists and rode for GS Strada-Afford Rent-a-Car-Pinarello team which is sponsored by Phil Griffiths ...
... scope of "WWI", but are considered World War I-era veterans by the press or by their respective governments, or served in a related conflict ... Waldemar Levy 01900-12-044 December 13 ... May 2009 (108) Last Brazilian World War I-Era veteran, served in the Brazilian Army, joining in late 1918 but did not see action. 01897-08-044 August 1897 02009-01-011 January 2009 (111) Last Red Guard veteran from the Finnish Civil War ...
... The following is a list of known veterans of the First World War (28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918) who died in 2009 (5 veterans), 2010 (1 veteran ... on 4 February 2012, was the last surviving veteran of any nation ...
More definitions of "veteran":
- (noun): A serviceman who has seen considerable active service.
Synonyms: veteran soldier
- (adj): Rendered competent through trial and experience.
Example: "Veteran steadiness"; "a veteran officer"
Famous quotes containing the word veteran:
“A veteran journalist ... has never had time to think twice before he writes.”
—George Bernard Shaw (18561950)
“Science is, I believe, nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may”
—Thomas Henry Huxley (182595)
“Superfluous lags the veteran on the stage,
Till pitying Nature signs the last release,
And bids afflicted worth retire to peace.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)