youth crusade

Youth crusade


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. political or religious or social reform movement or agitation consisting chiefly of young people (context:act)

youth crusade

yucca smalliana

Yucca smalliana


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. yucca of southern United States having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of small whitish flowers (context:plant)

yucca smalliana

ypres

Ypres


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. battle in World War I (1914); heavy but indecisive fighting as the Allies and the Germans both tried to break through the lines of the others (context:act)
    2. battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient (context:act)
    3. battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery (context:act)

ypres

yukon

Yukon


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a territory in northwestern Canada; site of the Klondike gold rush in the 1890s (context:location)
    2. a North American river that flows westward from the Yukon Territory through central Alaska to the Bering Sea (context:object)

yukon

yucateco

Yucateco


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a Mayan language spoken by the Yucatec (context:communication)
    2. a member of the Mayan people of the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico (context:person)

yucateco

yucca whipplei

Yucca whipplei


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. yucca of southwestern United States and Mexico with a tall spike of creamy white flowers (context:plant)

yucca whipplei

yukon river

Yukon river


– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a North American river that flows westward from the Yukon Territory through central Alaska to the Bering Sea (context:object)

yukon river