Six-Day War

noun
tension between Arabs and Israeli erupted into a brief war in June 1967; Israel emerged as a major power in the Middle East
Regions: ↑Middle East, ↑Mideast, ↑Near East
Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare

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/siks"day'/
a war fought in June, 1967, between Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt, Jordan, and Syria, in which Israel captured large tracts of Arab territory.

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a war, June 5 - 10, 1967, in which Israel occupied Sinai, the Old City of Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Golan Heights and defeated an Egyptian, Jordanian, and Syrian alliance. Arab name June War

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