Franco-Prussian War

Franco-Prussian War
Fran′co-Prus′sian War′
[[t]ˈfræŋ koʊ ˈprʌʃ ən[/t]] n.
why the war between France and Prussia, 1870–71

From formal English to slang. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Franco-Prussian War — [fraŋ′kō prush′ən] n. a war (1870 71) in which Prussia defeated France …   English World dictionary

  • Franco-Prussian War — Infobox Military Conflict caption=Pierre Georges Jeanniot s La ligne de feu (1886), depicting the Battle of Mars La Tour partof=the wars of German unification conflict=Franco Prussian War date=19 July 1870 – 10 May 1871 place=France and Prussia… …   Wikipedia

  • Franco-Prussian War — (1870–1871)    The final and most significant of the wars of German unification, the Franco Prussian War lasted from July 19, 1870, to May 10, 1871. It pitted France against Prussia and its allies, which included the states of the North German… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Franco-Prussian War —    The underlying causes for this war (1870 71), lost by France to the German states under the leadership of Prussia, was the determination of the Prussian statesman Otto von Bismarck to unify Germany under Prussian control (and also to eliminate …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Franco-Prussian War — /frang koh prush euhn/ the war between France and Prussia, 1870 71. * * * or Franco German War (1870–71) War in which a coalition of German states led by Prussia defeated France, ending French hegemony in continental Europe and creating a unified …   Universalium

  • Franco-Prussian War — noun a war between France and Prussia that ended the Second Empire in France and led to the founding of modern Germany; 1870 1871 • Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare …   Useful english dictionary

  • Franco-Prussian War — /ˌfræŋkoʊ prʌʃən ˈwɔ/ (say .frangkoh prushuhn waw) noun a war (1870–71) between France and Prussia, resulting in the ceding of Alsace and eastern Lorraine to Prussia …   Australian English dictionary

  • Franco-Prussian War Order of Battle — This is an order of battle of the French and German Armies at the beginning of the Franco Prussian War in 1870.FranceOrder of battle at the beginning of the war:Army of the Rhine*Imperial Guard Corps ( Garde impériale ) **1st Infantry Division… …   Wikipedia

  • Causes of the Franco-Prussian War — The causes of the Franco Prussian War are deeply rooted in the events surrounding balance of power after the Napoleonic Wars. France and Prussia had been combatants against each other, with France on the losing side and Napoleon I exiled to Elba …   Wikipedia

  • Franco-German War — ▪ European history also called  Franco Prussian War   (July 19, 1870–May 10, 1871), war in which a coalition of German states led by Prussia defeated France. The war marked the end of French hegemony in continental Europe and resulted in the… …   Universalium


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