Napoleonic Wars


Napoleonic Wars
/nəpoʊliɒnɪk ˈwɔz/ (say nuhpohleeonik 'wawz)

plural noun
a series of wars, 1805–1815, waged by France under Napoleon I against England, Prussia, Austria, and Russia, sometimes individually and sometimes as allies.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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