GI Bill

GI Bill

noun
any of various Congressional bills enacted to provide funds for college educations, home-buying loans, and other benefits for armed-services veterans.
Also called GI Bill of Rights.
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A law passed in 1944 that provided educational and other benefits for people who had served in the armed forces in World War II. Benefits are still available to persons honorably discharged from the armed forces.

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