Belleau Wood

Bel′leau Wood′
[[t]ˈbɛl oʊ, bɛˈloʊ[/t]] n.
geg gov a forest in N France, NW of Château-Thierry: a memorial to the U.S. Marines who won a battle there 1918

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Belleau Wood — may refer to: * The Battle of Belleau Wood, near Château Thierry in France, the scene of heavy fighting by U.S. Marines in World War I * USS Belleau Wood , two ships of the United States Navy that have been named after the Battle: ** USS Belleau… …   Wikipedia

  • Belleau Wood — [be lō′] small forest in N France: site of a battle (1918) in WWI in which U.S. forces stopped a German advance on Paris …   English World dictionary

  • Belleau Wood — /bel oh/; Fr. /be loh / a forest in N France, NW of Château Thierry: a memorial to the U.S. Marines who won a battle there 1918. * * * …   Universalium

  • Belleau Wood — noun a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918 • Syn: ↑Battle of the Marne, ↑Chateau Thierry, ↑Marne River • Regions: ↑France, ↑French Republic • Instance Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3) — Belleau Wood bereitet die Aufnahme eines Landungsbootes vor Geschichte Bestellung 15. November 1969 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24) — Geschichte Bestellung 16. Februar 1942 Kiellegung 11. August 1941 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Battle of Belleau Wood — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Belleau Wood partof=the Western Front of World War I caption= American Marines in Belleau Wood (1918) date=1 ndash;26 June 1918 place=Belleau Wood near Paris, France result=Allied Victory… …   Wikipedia

  • USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3) — USS|Belleau Wood|LHA 3, nicknamed Devil Dog , was the second ship named after the battle of Belleau Wood in World War I. The latter of the two ships serves as the backdrop for a military tribunal in James W. Huston s novel Secret Justice.Her keel …   Wikipedia

  • Schlacht um Belleau Wood — Schlacht im Wald von Belleau Teil von: Deutsche Frühjahrsoffensive 1918 Die Schlacht im Wal …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3) — Para otros buques con el mismo nombre, véase USS Belleau Wood. USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) El USS Belleau Wood preparado para recibir una lancha de desembarco de los marines …   Wikipedia Español

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