Belleau Wood

[ bel-oh; French be-loh ]
/ ˈbɛl oʊ; French bɛˈloʊ /

noun

a forest in N France, NW of Château-Thierry: a memorial to the U.S. Marines who won a battle there 1918.

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British Dictionary definitions for Belleau Wood

Belleau Wood
/ (ˈbɛləʊ, French bɛlo) /

noun

a forest in N France: site of a battle (1918) in which the US Marines halted a German advance on Paris
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