Battle of the Marne


Battle of the Marne
noun
a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918
Regions: ↑France, ↑French Republic
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle
Part Holonyms: ↑World War I, ↑World War 1, ↑Great War, ↑First World War, ↑War to End War

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  • First Battle of the Marne — Part of the Western Front of the First World War French soldiers waiting for …   Wikipedia

  • Second Battle of the Marne — Part of the Western Front of the First World War …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Aisne — The Battle of the Aisne is the name of three battles fought along the Aisne River in northern France during the First World War.*First Battle of the Aisne (12 ndash;15 September, 1914) Anglo French counter offensive following the First Battle of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Marne, First Battle of the — (Sept. 6–12, 1914) Military offensive by French and British troops in World War I. After the invading German forces had moved to within 30 mi (50 km) of Paris at the Marne River, Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre counterattacked and halted the German …   Universalium

  • Battle of the Lys (1918) — Battle of Lys Part of the Western Front of World War I …   Wikipedia

  • (the) Battles of the Marne — the Battles of the Marne [the Battles of the Marne] two battles of ↑World War I around the River Marne in north east France. In the first battle (1914) a German advance was stopped by British and French forces. In the second (1918) a similar… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of the Wines — The Battle of the Wines ( fr. La Bataille des Vins ), sometimes called The Battle of the Blends was a notable poem written by Henry d Andeli in 1224 and tells the story of a famous wine tasting organized by the French king Philip Augustus. Over… …   Wikipedia


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