V-J Day


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V-J Day

 (vē′jā′)
n.
August 15, 1945, the day on which the Allies announced the surrender of Japanese forces during World War II.

[V(ictory in) J(apan) Day.]
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V-J Day

n
(Military) the day marking the Allied victory over Japan in World War II (Aug 15, 1945)
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V-J Day

(ˈviˈdʒeɪ)
n.
August 14, 1945, the day Japan accepted the Allied surrender terms in World War II, or September 2, 1945, the day the surrender was signed.
[V-J: victory over Japan]
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Noun1.V-J Day - the date of Allied victory over Japan, World War IIV-J Day - the date of Allied victory over Japan, World War II
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The name V-J Day was selected by the allies after they named victory in Europe V-E Day.
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The novel opens on V-J Day, 1945, just as Roscoe decides to quit politics.
WAR veterans in the Black Country will mark V-J Day next week with a service of remembrance.
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