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Star Wars

n (functioning as singular)
1. (Military) Formal names: Ballistic Missile Defense Organization or Strategic Defense Initiative (formerly)(in the US) a proposed system of artificial satellites armed with lasers to destroy enemy missiles in space
2. (Military) (modifier; sometimes not capitals) of, relating to, or denoting this system: Star Wars defence; star wars policy.
[C20: popularly named after the science fiction film Star Wars (1977), directed by George Lucas]

Star′ Wars`


n.
a research program begun by the U.S. in 1983 to explore technologies for destroying incoming missiles and nuclear warheads over U.S. territory.
Also called Strategic Defense Initiative.
[1983; after the science fiction film Star Wars (1977)]
Translations
حرب النجوم
Krieg der Sterne
Stelaj Militoj
La Guerra de las galaxias
Tähesõjad
جنگ ستارگان
Tähtien sota
מלחמת הכוכבים
Csillagok háborúja
Guerre Stellari
スター・ウォーズ
스타워즈
Žvaigždžių karai
Zvaigžņu kari
Gwiezdne wojny

Star Wars

n singSternenkrieg m, → Krieg mder Sterne
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