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Definition 1: a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918 - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for first world war in the sense of this definition

(first world war is an instance of ...) a war in which the major nations of the world are involved

(first world war is a part of ...) battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient

(first world war is a part of ...) battle in World War I (1914); heavy but indecisive fighting as the Allies and the Germans both tried to break through the lines of the others

(first world war is a part of ...) a battle in World War I (1916); in some of the bloodiest fighting in World War I the German offensive was stopped

(first world war is a part of ...) a battle in World War I (1914); decisive German victory over the Russians

(first world war is a part of ...) battle in World War I (1916)

(first world war is a part of ...) a battle in World War I (May 1918); the Germans tried to attack before the American numbers were too great to defeat; the tactical success of the Germans proved to be a strategic failure

(first world war is a part of ...) an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11

(first world war is a part of ...) an indecisive naval battle in World War I (1916); fought between the British and German fleets off the northwestern coast of Denmark

(first world war is a part of ...) the unsuccessful campaign in World War I (1915) by the English and French to open a passage for aid to Russia; defeated by the Turks

(first world war is a part of ...) battle of World War I (1917); Italians were defeated by the Austrian and German forces

(first world war is a part of ...) a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918

(first world war is a part of ...) battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery

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