[ frang-koh pruhsh-uh n ]
/ ˈfræŋ koʊ ˈprʌʃ ən /
the war between France and Prussia, 1870–71.
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British Dictionary definitions for franco-prussian war
the war of 1870–71 between France and Prussia culminating in the fall of the French Second Empire and the founding of the German empire
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