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Definition of the noun makin

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noun - plural: -

  1. battles in World War II in the Pacific (November 1943); United States Marines took the islands from the Japanese after bitter fighting
    • region: Gilbert Islands
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of Makin: Tarawa / Tarawa-Makin
    • instance of: amphibious assault = an amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval ships
    • part of: Second World War / World War 2 / World War II = a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945


  1. Makin is the name of a chain of islands located in the Pacific Ocean island nation of Kiribati. Makin is the northernmost of the Gilbert Islands, with a population of 1,798.
    • also known as 馬金群島
  2. Makin is an unincorporated community in Warren Township, Huntington County, Indiana.


Who is Makin?

Makin was the son of Taksin.

Phrases with Makin

  1. makin'
  2. tarawa-makin

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Makin

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Google previewCrikey Guide To The 2007 Federal Election (2007)

by Private Media Partners

MAKIN. Trish Draper Marginal Liberal, 0.9% Makin is an outer-suburban seat, a wedge-shaped slice of northeastern.

Google previewDeveloping effective institutions for water resources management: A case study in the Deduru Oya Basin, Sri Lanka (2003)

by P. G. Somaratne, K. Jinapala, L. R. Perera, B. R. Ariyaratne,, D. J. Bandaragoda, Ian Makin

Bandaragoda is a Principal Researcher, and Ian Makin is the Regional Director, Southeast Asia, all of the ...

Google previewBig Stone Gap (2015)

by Adriana Trigiani

Iva Lou Makin is the consummate romantic.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives (2016)

by Paul Joseph

When the Allied General Staff launched its first major offensive into the Pacific theater—Operation Watchtower at Guadalcanal—a diversionary parallel raid at Makin Island was also planned. There, the Japanese Navy maintained a seaplane ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Guam and Micronesia (1994)

by William L. Wuerch, Dirk Anthony Ballendorf

Makin, Raid on, 1942 / 71 period of American administration following World War II and was known and respected throughout Micronesia. Mailo acquired the traditional knowledge of itang (which is an esoteric powerful military astuteness).

Google previewWorld War II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes] (2016)

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker

Makin Atoll is part of the Gilbert Island chain in the Central Pacific. It was the site of two World War II battles, both of which occurred on Butaritari, the largest island. Makin is shaped like a long, crooked hammer; the head is 3.5 miles long, and ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Military History (2004)

by James C. Bradford

Makin. Raid. (1942). was executed by two companies of the 2nd Raider Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps, on a remote Japanese-held atoll in the Gilbert Islands early in World War II. Commanded by the colorful and controversial Lt. Col.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

Ellen Donaldson, Walter Donaldson's daughter, said in programme notes forHouston's Theater UndertheStars 1997 production “Makin' Whoopee,”that the collaboration was “alifelong friendship,” which included as many golf games as songs.

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From then on in, me and Sonny started makin' records. My first records, Sonny was backin' me up. Sonny wasn't singin' natural at the time; he was singin' falsetto. (Brownie McGhee)
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Scrabble value of M3A1K5I1N1

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