Sino-Japanese War

Sino-Japanese War

[sahy-noh-jap-uh-neez, -nees, -jap-uh-neez, -nees]
noun
1.
the war (1894–95) between China and Japan over the control of Korea that resulted in the nominal independence of Korea and the Chinese cession to Japan of Formosa and the Pescadores.
2.
the war that began in 1937 as a Japanese invasion of China and ended with the World War II defeat of Japan in 1945.
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sino-japanese war

noun
a war between China and Japan (1894 and 1895) over the control of the Korean Peninsula; China was overwhelmingly defeated at Port Arthur [syn: Chino-Japanese War
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