Napoleonic Wars


plural noun

the intermittent wars (1796–1815) waged by France principally against England, Prussia, Austria, and Russia.

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British Dictionary definitions for napoleonic wars

Napoleonic Wars

pl n

the series of wars fought between France, under Napoleon Bonaparte, and (principally) Great Britain, Prussia, Russia, and Austria either alone or in alliances (1799–1815)
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