Yom Kippur War

Yom Kippur War
noun
Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in October 1973 (on Yom Kippur); Israel counterattacked and drove the Syrians back and crossed the Suez Canal into Egypt
Syn: ↑Arab-Israeli War
Regions: ↑Middle East, ↑Mideast, ↑Near East
Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare

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