Seven Years' War

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Seven Years' War

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(Historical Terms) the war (1756–63) of Britain and Prussia, who emerged in the ascendant, against France and Austria, resulting from commercial and colonial rivalry between Britain and France and from the conflict in Germany between Prussia and Austria
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Noun1.Seven Years' War - a war of England and Prussia against France and Austria (1756-1763); Britain and Prussia got the better of it
battle of Minden, Minden - a battle in the Seven Years' War (1759) in which the English forces and their allies defeated the French
battle of Rossbach, Rossbach - a battle in the Seven Years' War (1757); Prussian forces under Frederick the Great defeated the armies of France and Austria
French and Indian War - a war in North America between France and Britain (both aided by American Indian tribes); 1755-1760