Definition of Battle of Lutzen

1. Noun. A battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632); Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein; Gustavus Adolphus was killed.

Exact synonyms: Lutzen
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Thirty Years' War
Geographical relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Lutzen

battle of Chattanooga
battle of Chickamauga
battle of Cowpens
battle of Crecy
battle of Cunaxa
battle of Cynoscephalae
battle of Hastings
battle of Hohenlinden
battle of Ipsus
battle of Issus
battle of Ivry
battle of Jutland
battle of Langside
battle of Leuctra
battle of Lule Burgas
battle of Lutzen (current term)
battle of Marathon
battle of Marston Moor
battle of Minden
battle of Navarino
battle of Omdurman
battle of Panipat
battle of Pharsalus
battle of Philippi
battle of Pittsburgh Landing
battle of Plataea
battle of Poitiers
battle of Rossbach
battle of Saratoga

Literary usage of Battle of Lutzen

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1. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1896)
"The battle of Lutzen, in 1632, was a great defeat of Wallenstein, and a glorious victory for the Swedes ..."

2. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1901)
"The battle of Lutzen, in 1632, was a great defeat of Wallenstein, and a glorious victory for the Swedes ..."

3. Memoirs of the Emperor Napoleon: From Ajaccio to Waterloo, as Soldier by Laure Junot Abrantès (1901)
"... Marshal Bessieres — battle of Lutzen — Napoleon at the Tomb of Gustavus Adolphus — The King of Saxony and Prince Eugene — Scene Between the Emperor and ..."

4. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a Preliminary by Walter Scott (1827)
"... 1st May—battle of Lutzen fought on the 2d.— Thr. Allies lose 20000 men in killed and wounded, and the French keep the field, after very dreadful loss. ..."

5. A History of Modern Europe by Charles Alan Fyffe (1890)
"... crosses the Elbe—battle of Lutzen—Allie* retreat to Silesia—Battle of Bautzen—Armistice—Napoleon intends to intimidate Austria — Mistaken as to Forces ..."

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