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Noun: Leyte  ley-tee
  1. A battle in World War II; the return of United States troops to the Philippines began with landings on Leyte Island in October 1944; the battle marked first use of kamikaze aircraft by the Japanese
    - Leyte Island, Leyte invasion

Type of: amphibious assault

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

Encyclopedia: Leyte, Leyte