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  • noun World War II (February 1944); American infantry landed and captured a Japanese stronghold
  • noun an atoll in the Marshall Islands; site of an amphibious assault in World War II; later used temporarily by the United States to test atomic bombs

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Examples

  • ( "Eniwetok"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Diana.

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  • ( "Eniwetok"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Diana.

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  • ( "Eniwetok"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Diana.

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  • We can imagine it as the creation of one of the psychiatric patients in The Atrocity Exhibition, the future image guerrillas of this Third World War: ‘these bizarre images, with their fusion of Eniwetok and Luna Park, Freud and Elizabeth Taylor’ (AT 7).

    Ballardian » Better Living through Psychopathology

  • Even in mid-2009, when the pair decided to fly their private Boeing 767-200 to the remote Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific Ocean to view a solar eclipse and Brin used the occasion to drop in on Google Tokyo, they skipped China.

    In the Plex

  • Even in mid-2009, when the pair decided to fly their private Boeing 767-200 to the remote Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific Ocean to view a solar eclipse and Brin used the occasion to drop in on Google Tokyo, they skipped China.

    In the Plex

  • The thunder of doom had barely ceased to roll above Eniwetok Atoll when the first Sputnik rose beeping into the sky.

    Tin

  • It took its bow at Eniwetok in 1952 and then, for an encore, at Bikini in 1954.

    The '50S

  • The two-stage design that resulted, tested on the Pacific atoll of Eniwetok on Nov. 1, 1952, yielded a terrifying 10.4 megatons -- a thousand times the power of the Hiroshima bomb.

    The Atomic Bomb

  • This brilliant boy is fated to grow up and eventually work in a secret “Area 51” military laboratory on a remote Eniwetok-like island.

    Archive 2008-04-01

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