- War of the Grand Alliance
a war (1688–97) in which the Grand Alliance, comprising the Holy Roman Empire, the United Provinces, England, Spain, and Savoy, fought against Louis XIV of France following his invasion of the Palatinate.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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