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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a former United States executive agency that was responsible for developing atomic bombs during World War II;

2. code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Manhattan Project \Manhattan Project\ prop. n. (U. S. History) A former US agency that was responsible for developing atomic bombs during World War II. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Manhattan Project n 1: a former United States executive agency that was responsible for developing atomic bombs during World War II 2: code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II