HyperDic: napoleonic_wars

English > 1 sense of the expression Napoleonic Wars:
NOUNactNapoleonic Warsa series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times
English > Napoleonic Wars: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times; 1799-1815 .
Instance ofwar, warfareThe waging of armed conflict against an enemy / enemy
PartsAusterlitz, battle of AusterlitzA decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805)
BorodinoNapoleon defeated the Russians in 1812 in a pitched battle at a village in western Russia west of Moscow, but irreparably weakened / weakened his army
Hohenlinden, battle of HohenlindenA battle during the Napoleonic Wars (1800)
Jena, Battle of JenaThe battle in 1806 in which Napoleon decisively / decisively defeated the Prussians
MarengoA battle in 1800 in which the French under Napoleon Bonaparte won a great victory over the Austrians
Trafalgar, battle of TrafalgarA naval battle in 1805 off the southwest coast of Spain
Wagram, battle of WagramA battle in the Napoleonic campaigns (1809)
Waterloo, Battle of WaterlooThe battle on 18 June 1815 in which Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon

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