HyperDic: war_of_the_austrian_succession

English > 1 sense of the expression War of the Austrian Succession:
NOUNactWar of the Austrian SuccessionPrussia and Austria fought over Silesia and most of the rest of Europe took sides
English > War of the Austrian Succession: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningPrussia and Austria fought over Silesia and most of the rest of Europe took sides; 1740-1748 .
Instance ofwar, warfareThe waging of armed conflict against an enemy / enemy
PartsFontenoy, Battle of FontenoyA battle in 1745 in which the French army under Marshal Saxe defeated the English army and their allies under the duke of Cumberland

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