battle of Caporetto

noun
battle of World War I (1917); Italians were defeated by the Austrian and German forces
Syn: ↑Caporetto
Regions: ↑Italy, ↑Italian Republic, ↑Italia
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle
Part Holonyms: ↑World War I, ↑World War 1, ↑Great War, ↑First World War, ↑War to End War

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