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  1. a village in NE Bohemia, in the W Czech Republic: Prussian victory over Austrians 1866.
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Czech Sa·do·vá [sah-daw-vah] /ˈsɑ dɔˌvɑ/.
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Examples from the Web for sadowa

Historical Examples

  • Bismarck rides his tall roan mare “Verada,” rechristened “Sadowa.”

    Blood and Iron

    John Hubert Greusel

  • They would forgive Solferino, to obtain vengeance for Sadowa.

  • There has been gunpowder in the atmosphere we breathe ever since the battle of Sadowa.

    The Parisians, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • The reader knows that the day of Sadowa brought him the insignia of a general.

    Two Chancellors

    Julian Klaczko

  • There are occasions, such as Sadowa, where a General must play his last card.

    The Great Boer War

    Arthur Conan Doyle

British Dictionary definitions for sadowa


  1. a village in the Czech Republic, in NE Bohemia: scene of the decisive battle of the Austro-Prussian war (1866) in which the Austrians were defeated by the PrussiansCzech name: Sadová (ˈsadɔvaː)
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