Definition of Midway Islands in English:
Two small islands with a surrounding coral atoll, in the central Pacific in the western part of the Hawaiian chain. The islands were annexed by the US in 1867 and remain a US territory and naval base. They were the scene in 1942 of the decisive Battle of Midway, in which the US navy repelled a Japanese invasion fleet.
Definition of Midway Islands in:
- US English dictionary
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