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Campo Formio

[kahm-paw fawr-myaw]
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noun
  1. a village in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in NE Italy, NW of Trieste: treaty between Austria and France 1797.
Modern name Cam·po·for·mi·do [kahm-paw-fawr-mee-daw] /ˈkɑm pɔˈfɔr mi dɔ/.
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Historical Examples

  • Austria, though beaten, obtains all she got at Campo-Formio.

    Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete

    Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

  • The result was the treaty of Campo-Formio, so-called from the village at which it was signed, on the 3d of October, 1797.

  • During his brief stay at Rastadt the dictator of Campo-Formio once more broke out.

  • While the negotiations were going on at Campo-Formio, the young general had established a brilliant court.

  • Such tedious work did not suit his character, and he had been sufficiently disgusted with similar proceedings at Campo-Formio.

    Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete

    Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne


British Dictionary definitions for campo formio

Campo Formio

noun
  1. a village in NE Italy, in Friuli-Venezia Giulia: scene of the signing of a treaty in 1797 that ended the war between revolutionary France and AustriaModern name: Campoformido (kampoˈfɔrmido)
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