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World War

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Definition of the noun world war

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  1. a war in which the major nations of the world are involved
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: war / warfare = the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    • instances:
      • First World War / War to End War / World War 1 / World War I / Great War = a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
      • Second World War / World War II / World War 2 = a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945


  1. "World War" is a composition.
  2. "World War" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  3. "World War" is a musical album of Hleger.
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  4. "World War" is a musical album of Natural Black.


"World War" is a video game.

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  1. World War a.k.a. World War I, also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
  2. World war: A world war is a war involving some of the world's most powerful and populous countries. World wars span multiple countries on multiple continents, with battles fought in multiple theaters.
    • also known as 世界大戰

Phrases with World War

Phrases starting with World War:

  1. world war 1
  2. world war 2
  3. world war i
  4. world war ii
  5. World War IV
  6. World War III

Phrases ending with World War:

  1. first world war
  2. second world war

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for World War

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of World War II (2013)

The War against Germany and Italy by Anne Sharp Wells

War Maps: World War II from September 1939 to August 1945—Air, Sea, and Land, Battle by Battle. New York: St. Martin's, ...

Google previewWorld War II at Sea: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia by Spencer C. Tucker

Naval operations conducted on a truly global basis were critical in the outcome of World War II. Unlike fighting on land, the struggle at sea proceeded more or less according to expectations. In September 1939, Allied naval superiority was ...

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Quotes about World War

We've committed many war crimes in Vietnam - but I'll tell you something interesting about that. We were committing war crimes in World War II, before the Nuremberg trials were held and the principle of war crimes was stated. (George Wald)
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