- War of the Grand Alliance
- nounan aggressive war waged by Louis XIV against Spain and the Holy Roman Empire and England and Holland and other states (1689-1697)• Syn: ↑War of the League of Augsburg
* * *the war (1689-97) in which England, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and the Holy Roman Empire in league with Bavaria, Brandenburg, Savoy, and the Palatinate opposed France. Cf. King William's War.
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