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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.
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(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)
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Kwa•ja•lein(ˈkwɑ dʒəˌleɪn, -lən)
an atoll in the Marshall Islands, in E Micronesia. 5064. ab. 78 mi. (126 km) long.
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|Noun||1.||Kwajalein - 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|
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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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