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war bride

noun

Simple Definition of war bride

  • : a woman who marries a soldier during a war

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of war bride

  1. 1 :  a woman who marries a serviceman ordered into active service in time of war

  2. 2 :  a woman who marries a serviceman especially of a foreign nation met during a time of war

Examples of war bride in a sentence

  1. My grandmother was a war bride during World War II.



1892

First Known Use of war bride

1892


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