Kwajalein

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Kwa·ja·lein

 (kwä′jə-lən, -lān′)
An atoll in the Marshall Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. It was used as a Japanese air and naval base during World War II.

Kwajalein

(ˈkwɑːdʒəˌleɪn)
n
(Placename) an atoll in the W Pacific, in the W Marshall Islands, in the central part of the Ralik Chain. Length: about 125 km (78 miles)

Kwa•ja•lein

(ˈkwɑ dʒəˌleɪn, -lən)

n.
an atoll in the Marshall Islands, in E Micronesia. 5064. ab. 78 mi. (126 km) long.
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Noun1.Kwajalein - an atoll in the western Marshall Islands that was used as a Japanese air and naval base during World War IIKwajalein - an atoll in the western Marshall Islands that was used as a Japanese air and naval base during World War II
Kwajalein - an amphibious assault in the Pacific in World War II (January 1944); American forces landed and captured a Japanese air base
Marshall Islands - a group of coral islands in eastern Micronesia
2.Kwajalein - an amphibious assault in the Pacific in World War II (January 1944); American forces landed and captured a Japanese air base
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - 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
Kwajalein - an atoll in the western Marshall Islands that was used as a Japanese air and naval base during World War II
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