Definition of Entente cordiale

1. Noun. An informal alliance between countries.

Exact synonyms: Entente
Generic synonyms: Alignment, Alinement, Alliance, Coalition



2. Noun. A friendly understanding between political powers.
Exact synonyms: Entente
Generic synonyms: Agreement, Understanding

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Literary usage of Entente cordiale

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"... of the Belgian Kingdom (1833), which is described elsewhere, the entente cordiale still remained the Government's main preoccupation and support. ..."

2. France and the Alliances: The Struggle for the Balance of Power by André Tardieu (1908)
"German Policy and the evolution of the entente cordiale. — Anglo-Russian rapprochement. IV. Entente or Alliance. — Military problem. ..."

3. A History of England and the British Empire by Arthur Donald Innes (1915)
"A spirit of mutual accommodation and friendliness grew up between the two nations embodied in the phrase, entente cordiale, which incidentally did not tend ..."

4. French Foreign Policy from Fashoda to Serajevo (1898-1914) by Graham Henry Stuart (1920)
"CHAPTER V, THE entente cordiale 1. FRANCE AND THE BAGDAD RAILWAY THE rapprochement with Italy was a very important link in the chain of friendships that M. ..."

5. Home Life in France by Matilda Betham-Edwards (1905)
"CHAPTER XXXV THE entente cordiale ... it that the entente cordiale will resemble a prosy, middle-aged French marriage, not a scintilla of romance existing ..."

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