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# When was the term 'World War Two' or 'World War 2' first used?

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###### Wiki User

###### February 06, 2006 1:54PM

The war of 1914-1918, which had involved most of the coutries of Europe and spilled over, to some extent, to their overseas empires, was usually called The Great War but was also called The World War. When a new war began in 1939, with the same major participants on the same sides, and which many people considered just a continuation of the previous war, it was natural, even inevitable, to call it The Second World War. The first mention of the term may have been by Germans -- they used it some time in 1942 in military literature.

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By "the nth term" of a sequence we mean an expression that will
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sequence. For example consider the sequence
2, 4, 6, 8, 10,...
The pattern is easy to see.
The first term is two.
The second term is two times two.
The third term is two times three.
The fourth term is two times four.
The tenth term is two times ten.
the nineteenth term is two times nineteen.
The nth term is two times n.
simply written: 2n :)