[ee-wuh jee-muh, ee-woh; Japanese ee-waw jee-mah] /ˈi wə ˈdʒi mə, ˈi woʊ; Japanese ˈi wɔ ˈdʒi mɑ/
one of the Volcano Islands, in the N Pacific, S of Japan: under U.S. administration after 1945; returned to Japan 1968.
an island in the W Pacific, about 1100 km (700 miles) south of Japan: one of the Volcano Islands; scene of prolonged fighting between US and Japanese forces until taken by the US in 1945; returned to Japan in 1968. Area: 20 sq km (8 sq miles) Official Japanese name Iō-tō
Iwo Jima [(ee-woh, ee-wuh jee-muh)]
An island in the Pacific Ocean, taken from the Japanese by United States Marines near the end of World War II after a furious battle.
Note: The battle has been immortalized by a famous photograph and a sculpture based on the photograph of half a dozen Marines raising the flag of the United States on a summit on Iwo Jima.
International Water Resources Association
1. instrument work station 2. ionizing wet scrubber
internal warm target
1. . noun 1. an international industrial labor union, considered radical by many, that was organized in Chicago in 1905 and that disintegrated after 1920. Abbreviation: I.W.W., IWW. abbreviation 1. Industrial Workers of the World noun 1. an international revolutionary federation of industrial unions founded in Chicago in 1905: banned in the US in 1949 […]