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Corregidor   /kərˈɛgədɔr/   Listen
Corregidor

noun
1.
The peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II; United States forces surrendered in 1942 and recaptured the area in 1945.  Synonym: Bataan.






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Words linked to "Corregidor" :   military blockade, besieging, Philippine Islands, World War 2, Second World War, siege, Bataan, World War II, Philippines, beleaguering



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