Definition of Battle of Solferino

1. Noun. An indecisive battle in 1859 between the French and Sardinians under Napoleon III and the Austrians under Francis Joseph I.

Exact synonyms: Solferino
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Solferino

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
battle of Sempatch
battle of Shiloh
battle of Soissons-Reims
battle of Solferino (current term)
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
battle of Valmy
battle of Verdun
battle of Wagram
battle of Ypres
battle of Zama

Literary usage of Battle of Solferino

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1. Under the Red Cross flag at home and abroad by Mabel Thorp Boardman (1917)
"THE battle of Solferino. MEASURES FOR TURNING THEORY INTO PRACTICE. THE TREATY OF GENEVA. OUR SHARE IN ITS ADOPTION. GREAT as were Florence Nightingale's ..."

2. Decisive Battles Since Waterloo: The Most Important Military Events from by Thomas Wallace Knox (1887)
"battle of Solferino—1859. IN' the revolutions which blazed over Europe in 1848, Charles Albert, King of Sardinia, presented himself as the champion of ..."

3. Memoirs of Youth, Things Seen and Known 1847-1860: Things Seen and Known by Giovanni Visconti Venosta (1914)
"The fear of an invasion. — Major Manassero. — Arrival of Colonel Medici. — The battle of Solferino. — Manassero falls back on Edolo. ..."

4. The Campaign of Magenta and Solferino, 1859 by Harold Carmichael Wylly (1907)
"CHAPTER IX THE battle of Solferino IN order to discover something definite about the dispositions of the Franco-Italian Army, and also to regain touch, ..."

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