Definition of Battle of Rossbach
1. Noun. A battle in the Seven Years' War (1757); Prussian forces under Frederick the Great defeated the armies of France and Austria.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Seven Years' War
Geographical relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany
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Literary usage of Battle of Rossbach
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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"... was one of the most important consequences of the battle of Rossbach. It may be noted here in anticipation that the allied " Army of Operations," which ..."
2. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"CHAPTER VIII battle of Rossbach FRIEDRICH left Leipzig Sunday October 30th; encamped, that night, on the famous Field of Lutzen; with the vanguard, ..."
3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"CHAPTER VIII battle of Rossbach FRIEDRICH left Leipzig Sunday October 30th; encamped, that night, on the famous Field of ..."
4. History of Prussia by Herbert Tuttle, Herbert Baxter Adams (1896)
"... alone saved the army from complete destruction.1 The tactical features of the battle of Rossbach, and the trial which it afforded between numbers on the ..."
5. France Under Louis XV by James Breck Perkins (1897)
"... while Frederick's loss did not exceed five hundred men.1 The battle of Rossbach was a memorable contest. Though Germans fought side by side with French, ..."