Second World War

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: the war that was fought mainly in Europe and Asia from 1939 to 1945

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“Second World War.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Second%20World%20War. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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