Congress of Vienna


noun

an international conference (1814–15) held at Vienna after Napoleon's banishment to Elba, with Metternich as the dominant figure, aimed at territorial resettlement and restoration to power of the crowned heads of Europe.

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Congress of Vienna

noun

the European conference held at Vienna from 1814–15 to settle the territorial problems left by the Napoleonic Wars
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