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V-J Day

[vee-jey] /ˈviˈdʒeɪ/
noun
1.
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

noun
1.
the day marking the Allied victory over Japan in World War II (Aug 15, 1945)
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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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