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pitched battle

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  • a fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place (noun.act)
    a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war (noun.act)
     

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    a battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415 (noun.act)
     
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    a decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian a more.. (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in which the Scots under Robert the Bruce defeated the English and assured the independence of Scotland (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 680 in which the grandson of Mohammed and his followers were killed (noun.act)
     
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    a battle during World War II; in December 1944 von Rundstedt launched a powerful counteroffensive in the forest at Ardennes and caught the Allies by s more.. (noun.act)
     
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    a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918 (noun.act)
     
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    the First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession (noun.act)
     
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    Napoleon defeated the Russians in 1812 in a pitched battle at a village in western Russia west of Moscow, but irreparably weakened his army (noun.act)
     
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    the battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (1485); Richard III was killed and Henry Tudor was crowned as Henry VII (noun.act)
     
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    in 1214 the French under Philip Augustus defeated a coalition formed against him in one of the greatest battles of the middle ages (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been rei more.. (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 937 when Athelstan defeated the Scots (noun.act)
     
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    a pitched battle in the Mexican War in 1847; United States forces under Zachary Taylor defeated the Mexican forces under Santa Anna at a locality in n more.. (noun.act)
     
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    either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles (noun.act)
     
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    the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces (noun.act)
     
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    ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC (noun.act)
     
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    battle of World War I (1917); Italians were defeated by the Austrian and German forces (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in the Apennines in 321 BC in which the Samnites defeated the Romans (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in which Philip II of Macedon defeated the Athenians and Thebans (338 BC) and also Sulla defeated Mithridates (86 BC) (noun.act)
     
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    the battle in which Attila the Hun was defeated by the Romans and Visigoths in 451 (noun.act)
     
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    a major battle in the American Civil War (1863); the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces under Joseph Hooker (noun.act)
     
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    a pitched battle in the Mexican War that resulted in a major victory for American forces over Mexican forces at a locality south of Mexico City (1847) (noun.act)
     
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    in the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the more.. (noun.act)
     
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    a Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863); Confederate forces under Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces (noun.act)
     
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    battle in the American Revolution; Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British (noun.act)
     
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    the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War; in 1346 the English under Edward III defeated the French under Philip of Valois (noun.act)
     
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    battle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne (noun.act)
     
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    the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece (noun.act)
     
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    a pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 1513; the English defeated the invading Scots and James IV was killed (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 1745 in which the French army under Marshal Saxe defeated the English army and their allies under the duke of Cumberland (noun.act)
     
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    a pitched battle in which American revolutionary troops captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775 (noun.act)
     
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    an important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union Army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee (noun.act)
     
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    a battle of the American Civil War (1863); the defeat of Robert E. Lee's invading Confederate Army was a major victory for the Union (noun.act)
     
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    the battle in which Alexander won his first major victory against the Persians (334 BC) (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in World War II in the Pacific (1942-1943); the island was occupied by the Japanese and later recaptured by American forces (noun.act)
     
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    the decisive battle in which William the Conqueror (duke of Normandy) defeated the Saxons under Harold II (1066) and thus left England open for the No more.. (noun.act)
     
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    a battle during the Napoleonic Wars (1800); the French defeated the Austrians (noun.act)
     
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    a battle between the successors of Alexander the Great (301 BC); Lysimachus and Seleucus defeated Antigonus and Demetrius (noun.act)
     
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    a battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III (noun.act)
     
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    a battle (1590) in which the Huguenots under Henry IV defeated the Catholics under the duke of Mayenne (noun.act)
     
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    the battle in 1806 in which Napoleon decisively defeated the Prussians (noun.act)
     
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    battle of the American Civil War (1864); Union forces under William Tecumseh Sherman were repulsed by Confederate troops under Joseph Eggleston Johnst more.. (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 217 BC in which Hannibal ambushed a Roman army led by Flaminius (noun.act)
     
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    (1568) Catholic forces supporting Mary Queen of Scots were routed by Protestants (noun.act)
     
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    Thebes defeated Sparta in 371 BC; the battle ended Sparta's military supremacy in Greece (noun.act)
     
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    the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775) (noun.act)
     
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    the principal battle of the Balkan Wars (1912); Bulgarian forces defeated the Turks (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632); Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein; Gustavus Adolphus was kille more.. (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in which the Danes defeated the Saxons in 991; celebrated in an old English poem (noun.act)
     
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    the site of three famous battles among Greek city-states: in 418 BC and 362 BC and 207 BC (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 1800 in which the French under Napoleon Bonaparte won a great victory over the Austrians (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert (noun.act)
     
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    a battle during the second Punic War (207 BC); Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal was defeated by the Romans which ended Hannibal's hopes for success in Ita more.. (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in the Seven Years' War (1759) in which the English forces and their allies defeated the French (noun.act)
     
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    a pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists (noun.act)
     
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    a battle (1898) in which an English and Egyptian army under Kitchener defeated the Sudanese (noun.act)
     
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    battle in which the ruler of Afghanistan defeated the Mahrattas in 1761 (noun.act)
     
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    Caesar defeated Pompey in 48 BC (noun.act)
     
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    Octavian and Mark Antony defeated Brutus and Cassius in 42 BC (noun.act)
     
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    the victory in 1757 by the British under Clive over Siraj-ud-daula that established British supremacy over Bengal (noun.act)
     
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    a defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks at Plataea in 479 BC (noun.act)
     
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    the battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in the Chino-Japanese War (1894); Japanese captured the port and fortifications from the Chinese (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in which Mexican forces defeated the French in 1862 (noun.act)
     
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    a major victory by the Romans over the Macedonians in 168 BC; resulted in the downfall of the ancient Macedonian kingdom (noun.act)
     
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    a battle between the French and an alliance of Spaniards and Swiss and Venetians in 1512 (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1643); the French defeated the Spanish invaders (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in the Seven Years' War (1757); Prussian forces under Frederick the Great defeated the armies of France and Austria (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918); the battle in which American troops launched their first offensive in France (noun.act)
     
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    a battle during the American Revolution (1777); the British under Burgoyne were defeated (noun.act)
     
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    the Swiss Confederation escaped Hapsburg domination by their victory in 1386 (noun.act)
     
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    the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in World War I (May 1918); the Germans tried to attack before the American numbers were too great to defeat; the tactical success of the Germ more.. (noun.act)
     
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    an indecisive battle in 1859 between the French and Sardinians under Napoleon III and the Austrians under Francis Joseph I (noun.act)
     
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    battle in World War I (1916) (noun.act)
     
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    a battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in World War I (1914); decisive German victory over the Russians (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in France in 687 among the descendants of Clovis (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in 9 AD in which the Germans under Arminius annihilated three Roman Legions (noun.act)
     
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    the final battle of the War of the Roses in 1471 in which Edward IV defeated the Lancastrians (noun.act)
     
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    a famous battle in 480 BC; a Greek army under Leonidas was annihilated by the Persians who were trying to conquer Greece (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in central Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans under Flaminius in 217 BC (noun.act)
     
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    the French defeated the Austrian and Prussian troops in 1792 (with a famous cannonade from the French artillery) (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in World War I (1916); in some of the bloodiest fighting in World War I the German offensive was stopped (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in the Napoleonic campaigns (1809); Napoleon defeated the Austrians (noun.act)
     
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    the battle on 18 June 1815 in which Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon (noun.act)
     
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    a battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them ba more.. (noun.act)
     
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    battle in World War I (1914); heavy but indecisive fighting as the Allies and the Germans both tried to break through the lines of the others (noun.act)
     
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    battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the more.. (noun.act)
     
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    battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans intro more.. (noun.act)
     
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    the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War (noun.act)
     
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