Definition of Battle of Lule Burgas
1. Noun. The principal battle of the Balkan Wars (1912); Bulgarian forces defeated the Turks.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Balkan Wars
Geographical relationships: Thrace
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Literary usage of Battle of Lule Burgas
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1. The New Map of Europe (1911-1914): The Story of the Recent European by Herbert Adams Gibbons (1914)
"Since Gettysburg, Sadowa, and Sedan, no battle except that of Mukden has approached the battle of Lule Burgas in importance, not only because of the numbers ..."
2. With the Conquered Turk by Lionel James (1913)
"They must have fired at the battle of Lule Burgas hundreds of rounds that burst so high that the result was purely innocuous. It must not be thought from ..."
3. The Advocate of Peace by American Peace Society (1912)
"... by Mr. Grant of the defeat and retreat of the Turkish army at the great battle of Lule Burgas, and its subsequent destruction by starvation and cholera. ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1913)
"The great battle of Lule Burgas shattered the grand army of the Turks, sent it In wild and disorderly retreat to the last lines of defence, ..."
5. The Aspirations of Bulgaria by Stojan M. Protić (1915)
"It has been positively established that in the battle of Lule-Burgas Turkey had barely 9o,ooo men in action, and up to that time Bulgaria had not fought a ..."
6. Famous Land Fights: A Popular Sketch of the History of Land Warfare by Andrew Hilliard Atteridge (1914)
"The greatest engagement of the Balkan war was the four days' battle of Lule Burgas (28-31 October, 1912). There were at most 250000 men engaged—about 150000 ..."