Eniwetok

Definitions of Eniwetok
  1. 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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    atoll
    an island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon
  2. noun
    World War II (February 1944); American infantry landed and captured a Japanese stronghold
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    amphibious assault
    an amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval ships
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