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Meaning of Iwo Jima

I•wo Ji•ma

Pronunciation: (ē'wu jē'mu, ē'wō Japn. ē'wô jē'mä), [key]
  1. one of the Volcano Islands, in the N Pacific, S of Japan: under U.S. administration after 1945; returned to Japan 1968.
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