Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: Kwajalein
  1. An atoll in the western Marshall Islands that was used as a Japanese air and naval base during World War II
     
  2. An amphibious assault in the Pacific in World War II (January 1944); American forces landed and captured a Japanese air base

Type of: amphibious assault, atoll

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

Encyclopedia: Kwajalein