the alliance (1882–1915) of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy.
a league (1717) of France, Great Britain, and the Netherlands against Spain.
a league (1668) of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands against France.
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British Dictionary definitions for triple alliance
the secret alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy formed in 1882 and lasting until 1914
the alliance of France, the Netherlands, and Britain against Spain in 1717
the alliance of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands against France in 1668
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