the alliance between France and Russia (1890), strengthened by a military convention (1892–93) and lasting until the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917.
the alliance between Germany and Austria-Hungary against Russia 1879–1918.
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How to use Dual Alliance in a sentence
It was doubtless agreed that they should form a Dual Alliance, absolute and exclusive.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
Thus was forged the main financial link in the chain of common interests which soon after led to the Dual Alliance.Notes on the Diplomatic History of the Jewish Question | Lucien Wolf
It may even be doubted whether the Dual Alliance would have survived the shock.What Germany Thinks | Thomas F. A. Smith
He wishes also to point out most emphatically that the new Dual Alliance, like the old one, is purely defensive.
This loyalty to the Dual Alliance left France during the last days before the war in a cruel dilemma.Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised) | Members of the Oxford Faculty of Modern History
British Dictionary definitions for Dual Alliance
the alliance between France and Russia (1893–1917)
the secret Austro-German alliance against Russia (1879) later expanded to the Triple Alliance
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