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Noun: Eniwetok  ,e-nu'wee,tók
  1. World War II (February 1944); American infantry landed and captured a Japanese stronghold
  2. An atoll in the Marshall Islands; site of an amphibious assault in World War II; later used temporarily by the United States to test atomic bombs

Type of: amphibious assault, atoll

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

Encyclopedia: Eniwetok