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Pearl Harbor

Syllabification: Pearl Har·bor

Definition of Pearl Harbor in English:

A harbor on the island of Oahu, in Hawaii, the site of a major US naval base, where a surprise attack on December 7, 1941, by Japanese carrier-borne aircraft inflicted heavy damage and brought the US into World War II.

Words that rhyme with Pearl Harbor

Annaba, arbor, arbour, barber, Barbour, harbour (US harbor), indaba, Kaaba, Lualaba, Saba, Sabah, Shaba

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