Battle of Magenta

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Battle of Magenta a battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I
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Usage

In literature:

The worthy man was now talking of his friendship for France and relating the battle of Magenta in great detail.
"Rome From the "Three Cities"" by Emile Zola
The worthy man was now talking of his friendship for France and relating the battle of Magenta in great detail.
"The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris" by Emile Zola
Magenta, Battle of, 232, 234, 236.
"The Liberation of Italy" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
I don't believe you were at the battle of Magenta any more than I was!
"The Young Lieutenant" by Oliver Optic
An officer who was on the battle fields of Magenta and Solferino, says that the scene here was much more horrible.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 3 No 2, February 1863" by Various
Austrians defeated in battles of Montebello, Palestro, Magenta, and Melegnano.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6" by Various
The French Emperor crossed the Alps, and in June the allies won the battles of Magenta and Solferino.
"A Short History of Italy" by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
The battles of Magenta and Solferino made Austria bite the dust, and gladly give up Lombardy.
"Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous" by Sarah K. Bolton
This was just after the great battles of Magenta and Solferino.
"My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands" by George Francis Train
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