|Iwo Jima (ˈdʒiːmə)|
|Official Japanese name: Iō-tō an island in the W Pacific, about 1100 km (700 miles) south of Japan: one of the Volcano Islands; scene of prolonged fighting between US and Japanese forces until taken by the US in 1945; returned to Japan in 1968. Area: 20 sq km (8 sq miles)|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
Note: The battle has been immortalized by a famous photograph and a sculpture based on the photograph of half a dozen Marines raising the flag of the United States on a summit on Iwo Jima.