Definition of Wake Island in English:

Wake Island

proper noun

  • A coral atoll in the Pacific Ocean, north of the Marshall Islands. Controlled by the US since 1898, it was the scene of World War II fighting after the Japanese occupied it in December 1941.

Pronunciation

Wake Island

/ˌwāk ˈīlənd/ /ˌweɪk ˈaɪlənd/