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Battle

Spanish
English

battle
N
in general

battle
N

battle
N

battle with stones
N



batalla
NF
battle piece
N

battle-axe
N


to battle
V

champion in battle
ADJ

Moorish battle cry
N

sham battle
N


battlemented
ADJ


almenado
NM

battlement
N

almenaje
NM

battlement
N


battler
N

campo de batalla
NM

campo de batalla
NM

battlement
N

battlements
N


battledore
N

galería de almenas
battlements

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English Definitions

battle
N
a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
battle
N
an energetic attempt to achieve something
battle
N
an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
battle
V
battle or contend against in or as if in a battle
Battle Born State
N
a state in the southwestern United States
battle cruiser
N
a cruiser of maximum speed and firepower
battle cry
N
a yell intended to rally a group of soldiers in battle
battle cry
N
a slogan used to rally support for a cause
battle damage
N
loss of military equipment in battle
battle dress
N
a military uniform designed for field service
battle fatigue
N
a mental disorder caused by stress of active warfare
battle flag
N
a flag that leads troops into battle
battle fleet
N
a fleet of warships prepared for battle
battle group
N
an army unit usually consisting of five companies
battle line
N
the line along which warring troops meet
battle of Atlanta
N
a siege in which Federal troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864
battle of Austerlitz
N
a decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian armies of Emperor Francis II
battle of Boyne
N
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 reintroduced in England by the Stuarts
Battle of Britain
N
the prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it
battle of Brunanburh
N
a battle in 937 when Athelstan defeated the Scots
Battle of Bull Run
N
either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles
battle of Bunker Hill
N
the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces
battle of Caporetto
N
battle of World War I (1917); Italians were defeated by the Austrian and German forces
battle of Chattanooga
N
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 Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg
battle of Chickamauga
N
a Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863); Confederate forces under Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces
battle of Cowpens
N
battle in the American Revolution; Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British
battle of Crecy
N
the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War; in 1346 the English under Edward III defeated the French under Philip of Valois
battle of Cunaxa
N
battle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne
battle of Cynoscephalae
N
the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece
Battle of El Alamein
N
a pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel
Battle of Flodden Field
N
a battle in 1513; the English defeated the invading Scots and James IV was killed
Battle of Fontenoy
N
a battle in 1745 in which the French army under Marshal Saxe defeated the English army and their allies under the duke of Cumberland
Battle of Fredericksburg
N
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
Battle of Gettysburg
N
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
Battle of Granicus River
N
the battle in which Alexander won his first major victory against the Persians (334 BC)
Battle of Guadalcanal
N
a battle in World War II in the Pacific (1942-1943); the island was occupied by the Japanese and later recaptured by American forces
battle of Hastings
N
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 Norman Conquest
battle of Hohenlinden
N
a battle during the Napoleonic Wars (1800); the French defeated the Austrians
battle of Ipsus
N
a battle between the successors of Alexander the Great (301 BC); Lysimachus and Seleucus defeated Antigonus and Demetrius
battle of Issus
N
a battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III
battle of Ivry
N
a battle (1590) in which the Huguenots under Henry IV defeated the Catholics under the duke of Mayenne
Battle of Jena
N
the battle in 1806 in which Napoleon decisively defeated the Prussians
battle of Jutland
N
an indecisive naval battle in World War I (1916); fought between the British and German fleets off the northwestern coast of Denmark
Battle of Kerbala
N
a battle in 680 in which the grandson of Mohammed and his followers were killed
Battle of Lake Trasimenus
N
a battle in 217 BC in which Hannibal ambushed a Roman army led by Flaminius
battle of Langside
N
(1568) Catholic forces supporting Mary Queen of Scots were routed by Protestants
Battle of Lepanto
N
Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian nations organized by the Pope
battle of Leuctra
N
Thebes defeated Sparta in 371 BC; the battle ended Sparta's military supremacy in Greece
Battle of Little Bighorn
N
a battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876); Custer was pursuing Sioux led by Sitting Bull; Custer underestimated the size of the Sioux forces (which were supported by Cheyenne warriors) and was killed along with all his command
battle of Lule Burgas
N
the principal battle of the Balkan Wars (1912); Bulgarian forces defeated the Turks
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