Belleau Wood

Belleau Wood

[bel-oh; French be-loh]
noun
a forest in N France, NW of Château-Thierry: a memorial to the U.S. Marines who won a battle there 1918.
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Belleau Wood (ˈbɛləʊ, French bɛlo)
 
n
a forest in N France: site of a battle (1918) in which the US Marines halted a German advance on Paris

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