1. [ noun ] (military) 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
Synonyms: World_War_I War_to_End_War Great_War world_war_1 World_War_
Related terms: world_war Dardanelles Somme Jutland Meuse Soissons Caporetto Tannenberg Verdun Ypres Ypres Ypres battle_of_the_Marne
Similar spelling:   first_earl_wavell