[bawr-uh-dee-noh, bor-; Russian buh-ruh-dyi-naw]
- a village in the W Russian Federation, 70 miles (113 km) W of Moscow: Napoleon's victory here made possible the capture of Moscow, 1812.
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Examples from the Web for borodino
This would have been a justifiable confidence had Borodino been decisive.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
Why and how were the battles of Shevardino and Borodino given and accepted?
At the battle of Borodino Napoleon shot at no one and killed no one.
This letter was brought to Pierre's house when he was on the field of Borodino.
He again slept as he had done at Mozhaysk after the battle of Borodino.
- a village in E central Russia, about 110 km (70 miles) west of Moscow: scene of a battle (1812) in which Napoleon defeated the Russians but irreparably weakened his army
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