Iwo Jima

geographical name Iwo Ji·ma \ˌē-(ˌ)wō-ˈjē-mə\
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Io Jima

Definition of Iwo Jima

  1. island in the western Pacific, one of the Volcano Islands of Japan area 8 square miles (21 square kilometers) Iwo Jima was the scene of fierce fighting towards the end of World War II.

IWO JIMA Defined for English Language Learners

Iwo Jima

geographical name Iwo Ji·ma \ˌē-(ˌ)wō-ˈjē-mə\

Definition of Iwo Jima for English Language Learners

  • : Japanese island in the Pacific Ocean

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