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Triple Entente vs. Triple Alliance

  1. an informal understanding among Great Britain, France, and Russia based on a Franco-Russian military alliance (1894), an Anglo-French entente (1904), and an Anglo-Russian entente (1907). It was considered a counterbalance to the Triple Alliance but was terminated when the Bolsheviks came into control in Russia in 1917.
  2. the member nations of this entente.
  1. the alliance (1882–1915) of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy.
  2. a league (1717) of France, Great Britain, and the Netherlands against Spain.
  3. a league (1668) of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands against France.

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