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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. in December 1941 the island was captured by the Japanese after a gallant last-ditch stand by a few hundred United States marines;
[syn: Battle of Wake, Battle of Wake Island]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Battle of Wake Island n 1: in December 1941 the island was captured by the Japanese after a gallant last-ditch stand by a few hundred United States marines [syn: Battle of Wake, Battle of Wake Island]