D-day

(redirected from D-Days)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

D-day

 (dē′dā′)
n.
1. The unnamed day on which an operation or offensive is to be launched.
2. The day on which the Allied forces invaded France during World War II (June 6, 1944).

[D (abbr. of day) + day.]

D-day

n
1. (Historical Terms) the day, June 6, 1944, on which the Allied invasion of Europe began
2. the day on which any large-scale operation is planned to start
[C20: from D(ay)-day; compare H-hour]

D-day

or D-Day

(ˈdiˌdeɪ)

n.
1. a day set for beginning something.
2. June 6, 1944, the day of the invasion of W Europe by Allied forces in World War II.
[1915–20; Dutch (for day) + day]

D-day

See: times.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.D-day - date of the Allied landing in France, World War IID-day - date of the Allied landing in France, World War II
Translations

D-day

[ˈdiːdeɪ] N (Hist) → el día D, el día de la invasión aliada de Normandía (6 junio 1944) (fig) → día m D

D-day

n (Hist, fig) → der Tag X

D-day

[ˈdiːˌdeɪ] nD-day m giorno dello sbarco alleato in Normandia
References in periodicals archive ?
Hazel became famous in the early 1980s with hit singles Eighth Day, D-Days and Will You.
The father of two and greatgrandad of five said: "It was a few d-days after DDay that our lot got there.
THERE has been no shortage of D-Days in Welsh rugby in recent times, but New Year's Eve could prove the most significant one yet.
The book was originally published in 2007 as Lucky 13: D-Days in the Pacific with the U.
But Ashley's PR man Jonathon Brill said today: "As far as talk on deadlines and d-days are concerned, as frustrating as it sounds, it's not the case.
People savvy to military jargon know that there were countless D-days.
We were in Europe many months before the 21st Army Group, and we had many D-Days before the 6th June 1944.
Hazel has been in the music business for nearly 30 years after a starring role in the cult film Breaking Glass, in which she also wrote and performed the music, with hits like Eighth Day, Give Me An Inch, D-Days, Will You, We're All Grown Up, Hanging Around and Calls The Tune.
MOHAMMAD ASIF faces yet another in a long line of D-days next week when the Pakistan Cricket Board will decide whether to punish him over his recent drugs bust in Dubai.
The objective from the Waterford Crystal is to get ready for our D-days - February 6 against Waterford IT and February 13 against UL.
Coast Guard during World War II in Lucky Thirteen: D-Days in the Pacific with the U.