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First World War

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  • proper n. World War I.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918

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Examples

  • One wore the shallow helmet, high-necked khaki blouse, and roll-puttees of a First World War American uniform.

    Time and Again

  • After the bitter experience of the First World War the Ad - miralty had always maintained that the minimum number of cruisers needed to meet our many commitments was seventy.

    Graf Spee

  • After the First World War most of the big stations had gone through the same partial resumption, but it had been poorly done, the fledgling graziers without training or experience; gradually the squatters bought their filched acres back at rock-bottom prices from discouraged veterans.

    The Thorn Birds

  • Dr. Bäke, a First World War officer experienced in battles against an enemy in fortified positions, sent patrols ahead to scout the objective.

    Panzer Aces

  • "After the First World War in 1918," Casey said, beginning the oft-told story.

    Noble House

  • The Theory of Economic Development launched Schumpeter on an academic career that was to be interrupted only briefly just after the First World War by a foray into government and business.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • During the First World War one of my Western Australian predecessors, Hugh Mahon, was involved in the Commonwealth persuading the States to abandon their concurrent passport-issuing powers as a war measure.

    Speech: Launch of the N Series Passport - 28 May 2009, Canberra - The Hon Stephen Smith MP, Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs

  • Leutnant in the First World War and one of the Imperial Army's first tank commanders, nodded.

    Panzer Aces

  • The mayor of the village was the First World War general Chrétienne.

    Panzer Aces

  • During the First World War over a hundred women worked at the factory, and ninety men, experienced cabinet-makers, whose skills were most valued at home.

    Wildwood

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