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[kap-uh-ret-oh; Italian kah-paw-ret-taw]
  1. Italian name of Kobarid.
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Historical Examples of caporetto

  • Lastly, invaded Italy was only just recovering from the disaster at Caporetto.

    Ypres and the Battles of Ypres


  • Some faithful foreigners were praising Italy—and she deserved it—for having persevered at all after Caporetto.

  • The crushing defeat of Italy at Caporetto afforded them further grounds for confidence.

  • Caporetto has been avenged, the Austrians were thrown back across the Little Piave, and brought to their knees.

  • Italy had lost half Venetia and enormous quantities of guns in the breach of her defences at Caporetto.

    Mrs. Warren's Daughter

    Sir Harry Johnston

British Dictionary definitions for caporetto


  1. the Italian name for Kobarid
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