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Definition of "d-day" [d-day]

  • The day, June 6, 1944, on which the Allied invasion of Europe began (noun)
  • The day on which any large-scale operation is planned to start (noun)
  • Date of the Allied landing in France, World War II (noun)

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Use "d-day" in a sentence
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  • "Two weeks after d-day, we were the fighter squadron on a strip that was built there after a bad day attack on this German Panzer division, seeing innocent civilians massacred."
  • "You'd have to wait for that to grow out so if you're sentenced to the guillotine, you can be certain you'll look your very best on d-day."
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