[ aw-ster-lits; German ous-tuhr-lits ]
/ ˈɔ stər lɪts; German ˈaʊs tər lɪts /
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a town in S Moravia, in the SE Czech Republic: Russian and Austrian armies defeated by Napoleon I 1805.
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austenitize, Austen, Jane, Auster, austere, austerity, Austerlitz, Austin, Austin friar, austr-, austral, Australasia
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How to use Austerlitz in a sentence
But Ulm was only the commencement of the campaign, and even after Austerlitz Napoleon pursued the enemy with grim resolution.
What he hankered after was the title of Duke of Austerlitz, but the Emperor refused to share the glories of that day.
The successful crossing of the Danube was soon followed by the decisive battle of Austerlitz.
But it was Austerlitz which taught the students of war the true capabilities of this rising officer.
There was, too, a second brother who fell at Austerlitz in 1805, a sergeant in the First regiment of the Guard.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
British Dictionary definitions for Austerlitz
/ (ˈɔːstəlɪts) /
a town in the Czech Republic, in Moravia: site of Napoleon's victory over the Russian and Austrian armies in 1805. Pop: 1795 (2007 est)Czech name: Slavkov
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