from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Nimitz, Chester William 1885-1966. American admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who halted Japanese expansion and ultimately destroyed the Japanese fleet with a strategy based largely on the use of aircraft carriers.
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- n. United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy (1885-1966)
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