HyperDic: third_crusade

English > 1 sense of the expression Third Crusade:
NOUNactThird Crusadea Crusade from 1189 to 1192 led by Richard I and the king of France that failed because an army torn by dissensions / dissensions and fighting on foreign soil could not succeed against forces united by religious zeal
English > Third Crusade: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA Crusade from 1189 to 1192 led by Richard I and the king of France that failed because an army torn by dissensions / dissensions and fighting on foreign soil could not succeed against forces united by religious zeal.
Instance ofCrusadeAny of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe tried to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims

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