Definition of First World War

1. Noun. A war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918.

Definition of First World War

1. Proper noun. The war between the Allied and Central Powers between 1914 and 1918. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of First World War

First Epistle to the Thessalonians
First Family
First Laddie
First Ladies
First Lady
First Lord of the Treasury
First Marquess Cornwallis
First Nation
First Nations
First Reich
First State
First Viscount Haldane of Cloan
First Viscount Nuffield
First Vision
First World
First World War (current term)
First of May
First of October Antifascist Resistance Group
Firth of Clyde
Firth of Forth
Firth of Lorn
Fischer's sign
Fischer's slime mushroom
Fischer's symptom
Fischer-Tropsch process
Fischer indole synthesis
Fischer projection formula
Fishberg concentration test

Literary usage of First World War

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Politics of Law and Order: A History of the Bavarian Einwohnerwehr, 1918 by David Clay Large (1980)
"At the outbreak of the First World War over two-thirds of the population belonged to the so- called Mittelstand. Although the depression of the 1890's ..."

2. Architecture of Instruction and Delight: A Socio-historical Analysis of by Pieter van Wesemael (2001)
"He was respected both nationally and internationally up until the First World War. In addition to being the founder and chairman of the Société Française ..."

3. On My Honour: Guides and Scouts in Interwar Britain by Tammy M. Proctor (2002)
""Women's Military Services in First World War Britain." in Behind the Lines. ... Women Workers in the First World War (London and New York: Routledge. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Only the first two chapters, which deal with the development of British science organization and policies up until the First World War —and which are ..."

5. The New Detente: Rethinking East-West Relations by Mary Kaldor, Gerard Holden, Richard A. Falk (1989)
"In the conflagration of the First World War, in a large territory to the east of the Rhine, a very disparate opposition made up of members of miscellaneous ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"The First World War was made manifest to me by seeing some grass trampled by ... We lolled and slouched into the First World War; the Second has found us ..."

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