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Noun: Iwo  ee-wow
  1. A bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)
    - Iwo Jima, invasion of Iwo

Type of: amphibious assault

Part of: Second World War, World War 2, World War II

Encyclopedia: Iwo, Nigeria