battle of the Philippine Sea


battle of the Philippine Sea
noun
a naval battle in World War II (1944); a decisive naval victory for the United States fleet over the Japanese who were trying to block supplies from reaching American troops on Leyte
Syn: ↑Philippine Sea
Regions: ↑Pacific, ↑Pacific Ocean
Instance Hypernyms: ↑naval battle
Part Holonyms: ↑World War II, ↑World War 2, ↑Second World War

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