war bride


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war bride

n.
A woman who marries a serviceman during wartime.
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war bride

n
(Military) a soldier's bride met as a result of troop movements in wartime, esp a foreign national
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war′ bride`


n.
a woman who marries a serviceman about to go overseas in wartime.
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Noun1.war bride - bride of a serviceman during wartime
bride - a woman who has recently been married
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