Battle of Waterloo

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
Syn: ↑Waterloo
Regions: ↑Belgium, ↑Kingdom of Belgium, ↑Belgique
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle
Part Holonyms: ↑Napoleonic Wars

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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