v j day

V-J Day

[vee-jey]
noun
August 15, 1945, the day Japan accepted the Allied surrender terms in World War II.

Origin:
V-J: victory over Japan

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V-J Day
 
n
the day marking the Allied victory over Japan in World War II (Aug 15, 1945)

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V-J Day definition


The day of victory over Japan for the Allies in World War II; September 2, 1945, the day of Japan's formal surrender. (Compare V-E Day.)

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V-J Day
Victory over Japan Day (WWII)
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