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  1. a village in N France, S of Amiens: first major battle of U.S. forces in World War I, May 1918.
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Historical Examples of cantigny

  • Cantigny will warm the cockles of the American heart as long as it beats.

    Our Army at the Front

    Heywood Broun

  • Cantigny, like Seicheprey, was not an engagement of great numbers.

  • Four counter-attacks were made against Cantigny, but all of them failed.

  • In the German announcement of the loss of Cantigny there was mention only of "the enemy."

  • I don't suppose I'll go over the top, I'd like to go to Cantigny.