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Are there any Revolutionary War words that start with "z?"

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Some words related to the Revolutionary War that begin with the letter "z" are the names of the Zweibrucken Regiment and Elizabeth Zane. The American Revolution Glossary contains no common words ending in z.

The Zweibrucken Regiment, also known as Régiment Royal Deux-Ponts, operated under French and Bavarian officer Wilhelm von Zweibrücken, In 1780 and in the 1781 Battle of Yorktown, the regiment was effective against the British forces. Elizabeth Zane, "The Heroine of Fort Henry," aided the American side in the Revolutionary War by bringing a keg of gunpowder to troops stranded in Fort Henry, surrounded by enemy British.

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