MacArthur

noun
United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II; he accepted the surrender of Japan (1880-1964)
Syn: ↑Douglas MacArthur
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general

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  • MACARTHUR (D.) — MACARTHUR DOUGLAS (1880 1964) Officier toujours brillant et toujours controversé, Douglas MacArthur, qui était sorti de West Point en 1903, sert aux Philippines, au Japon, devient aide de camp du président Theodore Roosevelt et se retrouve à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • MacArthur — MacArthur, Douglas * * * (as used in expressions) proceso de MacArthur Forrest MacArthur, Charles (Gordon) MacArthur, Douglas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • MacArthur — MacArthur, WV U.S. Census Designated Place in West Virginia Population (2000): 1693 Housing Units (2000): 783 Land area (2000): 2.962926 sq. miles (7.673943 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • MacArthur, WV — U.S. Census Designated Place in West Virginia Population (2000): 1693 Housing Units (2000): 783 Land area (2000): 2.962926 sq. miles (7.673943 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.962926 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • MacArthur —   [mək ɑːθə], Douglas, amerikanischer General, * Little Rock (Arkansas) 26. 1. 1880, ✝ Washington (D. C.) 5. 4. 1964; leitete 1919 22 die Militärakademie West Point, war 1930 35 Generalstabschef des Heeres und baute 1935 37 die Streitkräfte der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • MacArthur — (Douglas) (1880 1964) général américain. Commandant des forces alliées en Extrême Orient (1941 1945), il vainquit le Japon. Commandant des troupes de l ONU en Corée (1950), il envisagea d attaquer la Chine et fut démis en avril 1951 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • MacArthur — Ou McArthur. Surtout écossais, désigne le fils ou le descendant d Arthur, nom de personne popularisé par les romans de la Table ronde. Signification : dérivé du breton arzh (= ours, gallois arth) …   Noms de famille

  • MacArthur — (izg. makàrtur), Douglas (1880 1964) DEFINICIJA američki general, vrhovni zapovjednik savezničkih vojnih snaga na Dalekom istoku i Pacifiku 1941 1945, zapovjednik savezničke okupacione uprave u Japanu 1945 1951, zapovjednik snaga UN u Korejskom… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Macarthur — A Scottish tartan having dark green ground with yellow and green and black and green stripes …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • MacArthur — [mak är′thər, məkär′thər] Douglas 1880 1964; U.S. general: commander in chief of Allied forces in the SW Pacific, WWII …   English World dictionary

  • MacArthur — Not to be confused with McArthur MacArthur or Macarthur may refer to:Geography* Division of Macarthur * General MacArthur, Eastern Samar * Macarthur, Australian Capital Territory, suburb of Canberra, Australia * Macarthur, New South Wales,… …   Wikipedia

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