V-E Day

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  • The death of bin Laden is as close to a VE-Day as our generation will ever know.

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    The Relief of 9/11 Heroes

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British Dictionary definitions for ve day

V-E Day

  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


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

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ve day in Culture

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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