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Definition of war baby in English:

noun

A child born in wartime, especially one fathered by a serviceman.
Example sentences
  • Howard Barker's Claw is a rarely performed, darkly comic tale of greed and corruption in post-war Britain, following Noel Biledew's journey from illegitimate war baby to his successes as a pimp for the cream of society.
  • Plummer's own essay, ‘Brown Babies: Race, Gender and Policy after World War II,’ addresses the impact of biracial war babies on foreign policy.

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