Iwo Jima

geographical name Iwo Ji·ma \ ˌē-(ˌ)wō-ˈjē-mə \
variants: or Io To play \ˌē-(ˌ)ō-ˈtō\ 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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