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World War I veteran Joseph Ambrose, 86, at the dedication day parade for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 1982
US veteran of World War I in his original uniform

A veteran (from Latin vetus, meaning "old") is a person who has a long experience in something. The term is most often used to describe people who used to be in the armed forces, especially those who had to fight.

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