HyperDic: battle_of_tannenberg

English > 1 sense of the expression battle of Tannenberg:
NOUNactbattle of Tannenberg, Tannenberga battle in World War I (1914)
English > battle of Tannenberg: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA battle in World War I (1914); decisive German victory over the Russians.
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
Part ofWorld War I, World War 1, Great War, First World War, War to End WarA war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918
RegionPoland, Republic of Poland, PolskaA republic in central Europe
Spanishbatalla de Tannenberg, Tannenberg
CatalanBatalla de Tannenberg

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