Share this entry

Share this page

Halsey, William Frederick

Syllabification: Hal·sey, William Frederick
Pronunciation: /ˈhôlzē
 
/

Definition of Halsey, William Frederick in English:

( 1882–1959), US naval officer; known as Bull. He was commander of Allied naval forces in the South Pacific 1942–44 and of the US Third Fleet 1944–45, during the American advance on Japan.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day snarf
Pronunciation: snɑːf
verb
eat or drink quickly or greedily