Iwo Jima

geographical name
Iwo Ji·​ma | \ ˌē-(ˌ)wō-ˈjē-mə How to pronounce Iwo Jima (audio) \
variants: or Io To \ ˌē-​(ˌ)ō-​ˈtō How to pronounce Io To (audio) \ or Io Jima

Definition of Iwo Jima

island in the western Pacific, one of the Volcano Islands of Japan area 8 square miles (21 square kilometers)

Note: Iwo Jima was the scene of fierce fighting towards the end of World War II.

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