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.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Rossbach

battle of Leuctra
battle of Lule Burgas
battle of Lutzen
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 (current term)
battle of Saratoga
battle of Sempatch
battle of Shiloh
battle of Soissons-Reims
battle of Solferino
battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse
battle of St Mihiel
battle of Tannenberg
battle of Tertry
battle of Teutoburger Wald
battle of Tewkesbury
battle of Thermopylae
battle of Trafalgar
battle of Trasimeno

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, ..."

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