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Noun1.1940s - the decade from 1940 to 1949
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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Majimbo in Kenya's Past: Federalism in the 1940s and 1950s
RELIVE the days of the classic swing tunes of the 1930s and 1940s at two venues in North Wales in the New Year.
A MUM-of-two battling cancer is throwing a 1940s tea dance with the Mayor of Sandwell as a special guest to raise money for a hospital trust's charity.
Residents are turning back the clock 70 years for a 1940s weekend packed full of events and displays.
The event brought in hundreds of visitors to the town as the clock was turned back to the 1940s.
PUT on your red lippy and brown stockings, it's time for a trip back to the 1940s.
11a| 1940s family fun day at Blaenavon Ironworks and Blaenavon Heritage Railway featurings re-enactment groups and representatives from the charity Help for Heroes.
PEOPLE are being invited to a 1940s community night to mark the 70th Anniversary of VE Day in Cardiff next week.
Meanwhile Beamish is celebrating half-term by focusing on the 1940s with the opening of its 1940s farm.
Honolulu, July 22, 2011 (Frontier Star): Military scientists are trying to determine if a skull found in Pearl Harbour among debris dating to the 1940s belonged to a World War II Japanese fighter pilot, officials said the other day.
But my six-year-old daughter Maya and I left modern life behind to go back to the imagined world of 1940s Coventry.