Definition of Over There from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Over There

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a lively song written by George M Cohan to praise US soldiers serving abroad in World War I. He wrote it on 6 April 1917, the day on which the US entered the war, and it includes the words: ‚The Yanks are coming! And we won't come home ‘til it's over over there.‘ The song was also popular during World War II.