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V-E Day

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  1. May 8, 1945, the day of victory in Europe for the Allies in World War II.
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V-E Day

noun
  1. the day marking the Allied victory in Europe in World War II (May 8, 1945)
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Word Origin and History for ve day

VE Day

n.

initialism for Victory in Europe, from September 1944 (see victory).

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V-E Day

The day of victory in Europe for the Allies in World War II; May 8, 1945, the day of the formal surrender of the German armies. (Compare V-J Day.)

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