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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

war′ game`(n.)

  1. Often, war games.a simulated military operation carried out to test the validity of a plan or theory.

    Category: Military

Origin of war game:

1820–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. war game(noun)

    a simulation of a military operation intended to train military commanders or to demonstrate a situation or to test a proposed strategy

Wiktionary

  1. war game(Noun)

    (Military) A simulation, by whatever means, of a military operation involving two or more opposing forces using rules, data, and procedures designed to depict an actual or assumed real-life situation.

  2. war game(Noun)

    A game that simulates or represents a military operation.

Freebase

  1. War Game

    War Game is a children's novel about World War I written and illustrated by Michael Foreman and published by Pavilion in 1993. It features four young English soldiers and includes football with German soldiers during the Christmas truce, "temporary relief from the brutal and seemingly endless struggle in the trenches". War Game won the 1993 Nestlé Children's Book Prize in ages category 6–8 years and overall. Foreman was a commended runner up for the annual Greenaway Medal from the Library Association, recognising the best children's book illustration by a British subject. The book was adapted in 2001 as the short animated film War Game, by the British animation company Illuminated Films.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. war game

    A simulation, by whatever means, of a military operation involving two or more opposing forces using rules, data, and procedures designed to depict an actual or assumed real life situation.

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