HyperDic: bouvines

English > 1 sense of the word Bouvines:
NOUNactBouvinesin 1214 the French under Philip Augustus defeated a coalition formed against him in one of the greatest battles of the middle ages
English > Bouvines: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningIn 1214 the French under Philip Augustus defeated a coalition formed against him in one of the greatest battles of the middle ages.
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
RegionBelgium, Kingdom of Belgium, BelgiqueA monarchy in northwestern Europe
Spanishbatalla de Bouvines, Bouvines
CatalanBouvines

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