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noun

May 8, 1945, the day of victory in Europe for the Allies in World War II.

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British Dictionary definitions for V-E Day

V-E Day

noun

the day marking the Allied victory in Europe in World War II (May 8, 1945)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Cultural definitions for V-E Day

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.)

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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