Austerlitz

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Austerlitz a decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian armies of Emperor Francis II
    • n Austerlitz a town in Czech Republic; site of the battle of Austerlitz in 1805
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Usage

In literature:

Austria is arming, and France will arm for another Austerlitz.
"Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" by L. Mühlbach,
In Paris the Austerlitz (1800-1806) and Carrousel (1834-1836) bridges had cast iron arches.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
I saw him at Marengo, at Ulm and Austerlitz.
"Standard Selections" by Various
The men around the Emperor were not now as they were in the days of Jena and Austerlitz and Wagram.
"The Bronze Eagle" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
The veterans of Austerlitz, of Jena, of Friedland, and of Wagram had been recklessly sacrificed on the plains of Russia.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
Hannibal and Caesar and Alexander fought their battles, and Napoleon marched gory and unafraid from Austerlitz to Waterloo.
"Omega, the Man" by Lowell Howard Morrow
On the field of Austerlitz he was charged with the execution of the brilliant manoeuvre which decided the fate of that battle.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
As after Austerlitz, his first care was now finance.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
In the public gardens there is a statue of General Jean Marie Valhubert, killed at Austerlitz.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
It is less noisy than the others also, for between Austerlitz and Orsay the traction is entirely electric.
"Fantômas" by Pierre Souvestre
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In poetry:

EAGLE of Austerlitz! where were thy wings
When far away upon a barbarous strand,
In fight unequal, by an obscure hand,
Fell the last scion of thy brood of Kings!
"Louis Napoleon" by Oscar Wilde

In news:

National Book Critics Circle Honors ' Austerlitz '.
The National Book Critics Circle last night gave its prize for fiction to " Austerlitz ," by W. G Sebald, a dreamlike meditation on memory and the Holocaust, published by Random House.
Battle of Austerlitz .
In 1985, when I was in the midst of a 12-year struggle to write my first novel, I had the good fortune to be invited to the Edna St Vincent Millay Colony in Austerlitz, N.Y.
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