HyperDic: world_war_i

English > 1 sense of the expression World War I:
NOUNactWorld 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
English > World War I: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA 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.
SynonymsWorld War 1, Great War, First World War, War to End War
Instance ofworld warA war in which the major nations of the world are involved
PartsBattle of the Marne, Belleau Wood, Chateau-Thierry, Marne RiverA World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918
Caporetto, battle of Caporettobattle of World War I (1917)
Dardanelles, Dardanelles campaignThe unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia
Jutland, battle of JutlandAn indecisive naval battle in World War I (1916)
Meuse, Meuse River, Argonne, Argonne Forest, Meuse-Argonne, Meuse-Argonne operationAn American operation in World War I (1918)
Soissons, battle of Soissons-Reims, battle of the Chemin-des-Dames, battle of the AisneA battle in World War I (May 1918)
Somme, Somme River, Battle of the Sommebattle in World War I (1916)
Tannenberg, battle of TannenbergA battle in World War I (1914)
Verdun, battle of VerdunA battle in World War I (1916)
Ypres, battle of Ypres, first battle of Ypresbattle in World War I (1914)
Ypres, battle of Ypres, second battle of Ypresbattle in World War I (1915)
Ypres, battle of Ypres, third battle of Ypresbattle in World War I (1917)
SpanishPrimera Guerra Mundial
CatalanPrimera Guerra Mundial

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