battle of Valmy


battle of Valmy
noun
the French defeated the Austrian and Prussian troops in 1792 (with a famous cannonade from the French artillery)
Syn: ↑Valmy
Regions: ↑France, ↑French Republic
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle

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  • pitched battle — noun a fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place • Hypernyms: ↑battle, ↑conflict, ↑fight, ↑engagement • Instance Hyponyms: ↑Agincourt, ↑Austerlitz, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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