war bride


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war bride

n.
A woman who marries a serviceman during wartime.

war bride

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

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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Mahoney emigrated to the US at the age of 19 where his older sister, Vera, a war bride living in rural Illinois, agreed to sponsor him.
Mahoney moved to the US when his sister, Vera, a war bride, sponsored him.
Clayton Angell, my father, was a WWII veteran and brought a war bride, Elizabeth Mary Hunt, home to Saskatchewan in 1946.
However, these stereotypes persisted in music published outside New York; "Nigger War Bride Blues" (1917) is as nasty as the nastiest turn-of-the-century songs.
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While stationed in the United Kingdom he met and married his war bride Lorna.
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