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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.]
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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]
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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]
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D-day

See: times.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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
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Translations

D-day

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

n (Hist, fig) → der Tag X
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D-day

[ˈdiːˌdeɪ] nD-day m giorno dello sbarco alleato in Normandia
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