atoll, Marshall Islands; U.S. nuclear weapons testing area.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • Eniwetok —   [e niːwətɔk, enɪ wiːtɔk], Atoll mit 40 Inseln in der Ralikgruppe der Marshallinseln; war seit 1947 (mit dem benachbarten Bikini) US Treuhandgebiet Pazifische Inseln und Kernwaffenversuchsgebiet der USA (daher 1946 Evakuierung der Bevölkerung);… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Eniwetok — Eniwetok, s.v.w. Browninseln …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Eniwetok — [en΄ə wē′täk΄] atoll in the Marshall Islands: site of U.S. atomic & hydrogen bomb tests (1948 54) …   English World dictionary

  • Eniwetok —  Karte mit allen Koordinaten: OSM, Google oder …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eniwetok — 11° 22′ 00″ N 162° 19′ 59″ E / 11.3667, 162.333 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eniwetok — geographical name island (atoll) W Pacific in the NW Marshalls …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Eniwetok — /en euh wee tok, euh nee wi tok /, n. an atoll in the NW Marshall Islands: atomic and hydrogen bomb tests 1947 52. * * * …   Universalium

  • Eniwetok — Kili Atoll …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Eniwetok — En•i•we•tok [[t]ˌɛn əˈwi tɒk[/t]] n. geg an atoll in the NW Marshall Islands: site of atomic and hydrogen bomb tests 1947–52 …   From formal English to slang

  • Eniwetok — /ɛnəˈwitɒk/ (say enuh weetok) noun an atoll in the western Pacific Ocean; taken from the Japanese by the US in 1944 and used as a testing site for atomic weapons in 1948 and the 1950s; resettled in 1976. 5 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

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