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Battle of Wake Island   /bˈætəl əv weɪk ˈaɪlənd/   Listen
Battle of Wake Island

noun
1.
In December 1941 the island was captured by the Japanese after a gallant last-ditch stand by a few hundred United States marines.  Synonym: Battle of Wake.






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