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Dictionary French English: Battle

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NOUN1   a battle | battles
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NOUN2   battle | -
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VERB  to battle | battled | battled ... 
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bataillerto battle
Nouns
mil. bataille {f} [combat]battle
2 Words: Verbs
persévérerto battle on
2 Words: Nouns
mil. cri {m} de ralliementbattle cry
guéguerre {f} [fam.]running battle [fig.] [longstanding argument]
3 Words: Verbs
mil. livrer bataille qn./qc.)to do battle (with sb./sth.)
3 Words: Nouns
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} d'Azincourt [1415]Battle of Agincourt [in 1415 English forces under King Henry V defeated numerically superior French forces in this important battle in the 100 Years' War]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} d'Auerstaedt [1806]Battle of Auerstedt [1806] [in the two battles of Jena & Auerstedt, fought on the same day, Napoleon's army decisively defeated the Prussian Army under King Frederick William III]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} d'Austerlitz [1805]Battle of Austerlitz [1805] [also: Battle of the Three Emperors] [Napoleon defeated the larger combined Russian/Austrian Armies, bringing the War of the 3rd Coalition to an end]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {m} de Bailén [1808] [aussi : bataille de Baylen]Battle of Bailén [1808] [the first open-field defeat of a Napoleonic army - by the Spanish Army of Andalusia]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} de la Moskova [1812] [aussi : bataille de la Moskowa ou bataille de Borodino]Battle of Borodino [1812] [2nd major battle during Napoleon's invasion of Russia. The Grande Armée won the battle against the Imperial Russian Army, but failed to gain a decisive victory]
hist. mil. Bataille {f} de Bouvines [1214]Battle of Bouvines [the concluding battle of the Anglo-French War of 1213–1214.A French army under King Philip Augustus defeated an Allied army under Holy Roman Emperor Otto IV]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Brouwershaven [1426]Battle of Brouwershaven [in 1426, was part of the (1345-1490) wars over control of the Low Countries and resulted in victory for the Duke of Burgundy against mainly English forces]
hist. mil. bataille {f} de Buçaco [1810]Battle of Buçaco [1810] [also: Battle of Bussaco] [major battle in the Portuguese mountains, which resulted in the defeat of French forces by Lord Wellington's Anglo-Portuguese Army]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Castillon [1453]Battle of Castillon [decisive French victory in 1453 against England marked the end of the 100 Years' War. Considered the first major battle won through the extensive use of field artillery]
hist. mil. bataille {f} de La Corogne [1809]Battle of Corunna [also: Battle of Elviña] [early in the Peninsular War, the French Army humiliated the British Army and forced it to evacuate by sea]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Crécy [1346]Battle of Crécy [1346, important battle in 100 years' war. French army commanded by King Philip VI was defeated by an English army led by King Edward III ]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} de Friedland [1807]Battle of Friedland [1807] [Napoleon and the French Army won a decisive victory, routing much of the Russian army. The battlefield was in East Prussia, today Kaliningrad Oblast, Pravdinsk, Russia]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Guinegatte [1479]Battle of Guinegate [in 1479, first battle in what became over 500 years of conflict between France and the Habsburgs, Battle won by the Habsburgs]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} d'Iéna [1806]Battle of Jena [1806] [in the two battles of Jena & Auerstedt, fought on the same day, Napoleon's army decisively defeated the Prussian Army under King Frederick William III]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} du Chant de Merles [1389] [bataille de Kosovo Polje]Battle of Kosovo [1389] [Ottoman army defeated Christian army led by the Serbian Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović led by ]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} de Krasnoï [1812] [ou bataille de Krasnoje]Battle of Krasnoi [1812] [also Battle of Krasny] [fought during the final stage of Napoleon's retreat from Moscow. The Russians inflicted heavy losses on the remnants of the Grande Armee]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {m} de Leipzig [1813] [aussi : bataille de Leipsick ou bataille des Nations]Battle of Leipzig [1813] [also: Battle of the Nations] [Coalition armies of Austria, Prussia, Sweden, and Russia decisively defeated the Grande Armée of Napoleon]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} de Lützen [1813]Battle of Lützen [1813] [despite enormous losses in Russian Campaign, Napoleon halted the advance of the Sixth Coalition]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Marengo [1800]Battle of Marengo [1800] [French forces under First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte defeated and drove the Austrian forces out of Italy, consolidating Napoleon's political position]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} de Morgarten [1315]Battle of Morgarten [in 1315, the Confederates of Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden defeated a Habsburg army, laying foundation for future independence of the Swiss Confederacy]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Morat [1476]Battle of Murten [in 1476, the Duke of Burgundy was defeated twice, at Grandson and Murten, by the Swiss Confederation]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} de Näfels [1388]Battle of Näfels [in 1388, a decisive victory for the Swiss Confederacy and the last battle of the Swiss-Austrian conflicts]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Nancy [1477]Battle of Nancy [in 1477, the final and decisive battle in the Burgundian Wars. The Duke of Burgundy was defeated and killed by Lorraine and Swiss forces (funded by France)]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} d'Othée [1408]Battle of Othée [in 1408 the militia and citizens of Liège suffered a heavy defeat against a professional army under John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy.]
hist. mil. bataille {f} de Patay [1429]Battle of Patay [in 1429, the culminating engagement of the Loire Campaign of the 100 Years' War, when the French cavalry inflicted a severe defeat on the English.]
hist. mil. bataille {f} de Poitiers [1356]Battle of Poitiers [in 1356 was the 2nd major success, after Crécy, by England under Edward, the Black Prince, against France, under King John II, in the 100 Years' War]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Ratisbonne [1809] [aussi : bataille de Regensburg]Battle of Ratisbon [1809] [also: Battle of Regensburg] [final battle in Bavaria, Napoleon forced the Austrian army to retreat into Bohemia, leaving the way open for Napoleon to enter Vienna]
hist. mil. bataille {f} du Mont-d'Or [Rosebeque 1382]Battle of Roosebeke [1382, during 1379-1385 rebellion of Ghent against France]
hist. mil. bataille {f} de Rossbach [1757]Battle of Rossbach [1757] [decisive battle in 7 Years' War in which the Frederick the Great's Prussian Army defeated a much larger combined French & Austrian Army]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} des Arapiles [1812]Battle of Salamanca [1812] [Anglo-Portuguese army defeated French forces at Arapiles, near Salamanca, resulting in French loss of Andulasia & Madrid]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} de Smolensk [1812]Battle of Smolensk [1812] [1st major battle of the French invasion of Russia, where the Grande Armée drove the Russian Army out of the city]
hist. mil. bataille {f} de Talavera [1809]Battle of Talavera [1809] [major battle in the Peninsular War where British & Spanish forces defeated the Napoleonic Army outside Madrid]
hist. mil. naut. bataille {f} de Trafalgar [1805]Battle of Trafalgar [1805] [British naval fleet commanded by Nelson completely destroyed the numerically superior French/Spanish fleet, confirming British naval supremacy]
hist. mil. bataille {f} d'Ulm [1805]Battle of Ulm [1805] [decisive battle where Napoleon trapped and forced the surrender of an entire Austrian Army]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {m} de Vimeiro [1808]Battle of Vimeiro [1808] [the British under General Wellesley defeated the French under General Junot, putting an end to the first French invasion of Portugal]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Vitoria [1813]Battle of Vitoria [1813] [combined British, Portuguese and Spanish army broke the French army leading to victory in the Peninsular War]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {m} de Wagram [1809]Battle of Wagram [1809] [military engagement which ended in costly but decisive victory for Napoleon's French army against the Austrian army, leading to the breakup of the 5th Coalition]
joute {f} d'esprit [fig.]battle of wits [fig.]
joute {f} oratoire [fig.]battle of words
mil. tumulte {m} de la batailleroar of battle
mil. tumulte {m} de la batailletumult of battle
4 Words: Verbs
mil. perdre bataille sur batailleto lose battle after battle
4 Words: Nouns
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} de la Bérézina [1812] [aussi : passage de la Bérézina ou bataille de Borissov]Battle of (the) Berezina [1812] [also: Battle of Beresina] [final conflict in Napoleon's retreat from Moscow. The Russians inflicted heavy losses on the French but the outcome was not decisive]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} d'Aspern-Essling [1809] [aussi : bataille d'Essling ou bataille d'Aspern]Battle of Aspern-Essling [1809] [Napoleon occupying Vienna, tried to cross the Danube. The Austrian army drove the French army back with heavy losses. This was Napoleon's 1st personal defeat]
géogr. hist. mil. bataille {f} de Nicopolis [1396]Battle of Nikopol (Bulgaria) [1396 defeat by Ottoman army of Crusader army from France, Burgundy, Hungary, etc]
hist. mil. journée {f} des Harengs [1429] [bataille des harengs] [bataille de Rouvray]Battle of the Herrings [Battle of Rouvray] [in 1429, part of the siege of Orléans in the 100 Years' War. English forces decisively defeated French forces attempting to intercept a supply convoy.]
hist. mil. naut. bataille {f} d'Aboukir [1798]Battle of the Nile [1798] [also: Battle of Aboukir Bay] [decisive naval battle - after Napoleon landed his army, Nelson destroyed the French fleet, trapping the French army in Egypt]
hist. mil. bataille {f} des Pyramides [1798]Battle of the Pyramids [1798] [also: Battle of Embabeh] [French army, under Napoleon Bonaparte, scored a decisive victory, wiping out almost the entire Ottoman army located in Egypt]
mil. veillée {f} d'armes [fig.]the eve of battle
5+ Words: Others
hist. mil. Montjoie Saint Denis!Battle-cry and motto of the Kingdom of France.
5+ Words: Verbs
mil. pol. livrer une bataille perdue d'avance contre qn./qc. [aussi fig.]to fight a losing battle against sb./sth. [also fig.]
5+ Words: Nouns
hist. mil. naut. bataille {f} de l'île d'Aix [1809] [aussi : affaire des brûlots]Battle of the Basque Roads [1809] [also: Battle of Aix Roads] [major naval battle of the Napoleonic Wars, leaving many French ships badly damaged or trapped in home ports]
hist. bataille {f} des éperons d'or [Courtrai 1302]Battle of the Golden Spurs [Courtrai 1302]
géogr. hist. mil. siège {m} de Québec [1759]Battle of the Plains of Abraham [1759] [also: Battle of Quebec] [deciding moment in the conflict between France and Britain over the fate of New France, influencing the later creation of Canada]
arts hist. mil. monument {m} de la Bataille des NationsMonument to the Battle of the Nations [commemorates the defeat of Napoleon's French army at Leipzig in 1813]
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