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Leyte Island   Listen
Leyte Island

noun
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.  Synonyms: Leyte, Leyte invasion.






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Words linked to "Leyte Island" :   Leyte, amphibious assault, Philippine Islands, Philippines, World War II, Second World War, World War 2



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