World War I

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World War I

  1. (history) The war from 1914 to 1918 between the Entente Powers of the British Empire, Russian Empire, France, Italy, the United States and other allied nations, against the Central Powers represented by the German Empire, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria.
    Synonyms: 14-18, (Canada, US, obsolete, 1910s) European War, First World War, Great War, (Canada, US, obsolete, 1910s) (The) War in Europe, (dated) war to end all wars, (dated) World War

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