Suribachi

/sʊrəˈbatʃi/ (say sooruh'bahchee)

noun
Mount, a volcanic mountain in the Volcano Islands; site of a US victory over the Japanese in 1945.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Suribachi — /soor euh bah chee/, n. an extinct volcano on Iwo Jima island: World War II battle 1945. * * * …   Universalium

  • suribachi — n. traditional Japanese ceramic grinding bowl having grooves set inside the clay …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Suribachi — Su•ri•ba•chi [[t]ˌsʊər əˈbɑ tʃi[/t]] n. geg an extinct volcano on Iwo Jima island: World War II battle 1945 …   From formal English to slang

  • Suribachi — /soor euh bah chee/, n. an extinct volcano on Iwo Jima island: World War II battle 1945 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Suribachi class ammunition ship — The Suribachi class ammunition ships are a class of two auxiliary vessels of the United States Navy. They were among the first specialised underway replenishment ships built after the Second World War. The Nitro class ammunition ships are… …   Wikipedia

  • Suribachi, Mount — geographical name volcano 548 feet (167 meters) in the Volcano Islands at S end of Iwo Jima …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Suribachi,Mount — Su·ri·ba·chi (so͝or ə bäʹchē), Mount A volcanic hill on Iwo Jima in the western Pacific Ocean. It is famous for the dramatic photograph of U.S. Marines raising the American flag on its summit on February 23, 1945, after the island was captured… …   Universalium

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