Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Military) the day marking the Allied victory over Japan in World War II (Aug 15, 1945)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.