Definition of Great 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 Great war

1. Proper noun. Epithet for World War I. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Great War

Great Russian
Great Salt Lake
Great Sandy Desert
Great Satan
Great Seal
Great Seal of the United States
Great Sky River
Great Slave Lake
Great Smoky Mountains
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Great Turk
Great Victoria Desert
Great Wall
Great Wall of China
Great War
Great White North
Great White Way
Great Yarmouth
Great Year
Greater Antillean
Greater Antilles
Greater Armenia
Greater China
Greater Hebrides
Greater London
Greater Manchester
Greater New Orleans Bridge
Greater New York
Greater Poland

Literary usage of Great war

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1. The Great Persian War and Its Preliminaries: A Study of the Evidence by George Beardoe Grundy (1901)
"HERODOTUS AS THE HISTORIAN OF THE great war. A HISTORY of the war would be incomplete unless the writer made an attempt to render an account of the evidence ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"FH '16 great war. See weekly numbers of the Independent for 1916 History of the second year of the European war. il maps Lit Digest 53:229-34 Jl 29 '16 ..."

3. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1921)
"The Armed Peace Before the great war. § 2. ... A Summary of the great war Up to 1917. § 9. The great war from the Russian Collapse to the Armistice. § 10. ..."

4. Economic Effects of the War Upon Women and Children in Great Britainby Irene Osgood Andrews, Margaret A. Hobbs by Irene Osgood Andrews, Margaret A. Hobbs (1921)
"EFFECTS OF THE great war UPON AGRICULTURE IN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN. By Benjamin H. Hibbard, Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of ..."

5. Prices and Price Control in Great Britain and the United States During the ...by Simon Litman by Simon Litman (1920)
"EFFECTS OF THE great war UPON AGRICULTURE IN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN. By Benjamin H. Hibbard, Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of ..."

6. Nationalism, War and Society: A Study of Nationalism and Its Concomitant by Edward Benjamin Krehbiel (1916)
"The great war has justified the contention of the opponents of ... The great war has demonstrated the inadequacy of the existing "preventatives" for war. ..."

7. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1902)
"THE WEATHER FACTOR IN THE great war: III MAY TO OCTOBER, 1915* By Robert De C. Ward Harvard University THE last month of spring and the three months of ..."

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