HyperDic: somme_river

English > 2 senses of the expression Somme River:
NOUNactSomme River, Somme, Battle of the Sommebattle of World War II (1944)
actSomme River, Somme, Battle of the Sommebattle in World War I (1916)
English > Somme River: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningbattle of World War II (1944).
SynonymsSomme, Battle of the Somme
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
Part ofWorld War II, World War 2, Second World WarA war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
RegionFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
Spanishbatalla del Somme, El Somme, río Somme, Somme
English > Somme River: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningbattle in World War I (1916).
SynonymsSomme, Battle of the Somme
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
Part ofWorld War I, World War 1, Great War, First World War, War to End WarA 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
RegionFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
Spanishbatalla del Somme, El Somme, río Somme, Somme

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