Definition of Falklands War in English:

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Falklands War

An armed conflict between Britain and Argentina in 1982.

On the orders of Argentina’s military junta, Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands in support of their claim to sovereignty. In response, Britain sent a task force of ships and aircraft, which forced the Argentine forces to surrender

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Syllabification: Falk·lands War

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