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war bride

noun [C] uk   us  
a girl or woman who, during a war, marries a member of the armed forces from a different country
Translations of “war bride”
in Chinese (Traditional) 戰時新娘(戰時嫁給其他國家軍人的女人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 战时新娘(战时嫁给其他国家军人的女人)…
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