Definition of Lend-Lease in English:

Share this entry

Lend-Lease

Pronunciation: /ˈlɛndliːs/
historical
An arrangement made in 1941 whereby the US supplied military equipment and armaments to the UK and its allies, originally as a loan in return for the use of British-owned military bases. Also called Lease-Lend.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Lend-Lease

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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

Related Words