Battle of Wake Island


Battle of Wake Island
noun
in December 1941 the island was captured by the Japanese after a gallant last-ditch stand by a few hundred United States marines
Syn: ↑Battle of Wake
Regions: ↑Wake Island, ↑Wake
Instance Hypernyms: ↑amphibious assault
Part Holonyms: ↑World War II, ↑World War 2, ↑Second World War

Useful english dictionary. 2012.