- a river in N Italy, flowing N into the Po at Piacenza: Romans defeated by Hannibal near here 218 b.c. 70 miles (113 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for trebbia
Returning swiftly from the battlefield of the Trebbia, he began to drive back Moreau to the Riviera.
Thus the battle of the Trebbia (June 17-19) was fought by both sides in the spirit of the offensive.
During the three days' fighting on the Trebbia the French had lost a third of their men and nearly all their officers.Napoleon's Marshals
R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Macdonald wished to fight without Moreau; he crossed the Trebbia, attacked the enemy, was defeated and retreated to Modena.The Companions of Jehu
Alexandre Dumas, pre