Austerlitz


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Aus·ter·litz

 (ô′stər-lĭts′, ous′tər-)
A town of southeast Czech Republic. Nearby, on December 2, 1805, Napoleon decisively defeated the Russian and Austrian armies of Czar Alexander I and Emperor Francis II.

Austerlitz

(ˈɔːstəlɪts)
n
(Placename) a town in the Czech Republic, in Moravia: site of Napoleon's victory over the Russian and Austrian armies in 1805. Pop: 1795 (2007 est). Czech name: Slavkov

Aus•ter•litz

(ˈɔ stər lɪts, ˈaʊ stər-)

n.
a town in S Moravia, in the SE Czech Republic: Russian and Austrian armies defeated by Napoleon I 1805. Czech, Slavkov.
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Noun1.Austerlitz - a town in Czech Republic; site of the battle of Austerlitz in 1805
battle of Austerlitz, 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
Czech Republic - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from Slovakia in 1993
2.Austerlitz - a decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805)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
Napoleonic Wars - a series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times; 1799-1815
Austerlitz - a town in Czech Republic; site of the battle of Austerlitz in 1805
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Everyone would kiss me and weep (what idiots they would be if they did not), while I should go barefoot and hungry preaching new ideas and fighting a victorious Austerlitz against the obscurantists.
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Commissioned by Napoleon in 1806 after his great triumph at Austerlitz, the Arc is a monument to all his victories.
Napoleon attacked the combined armies of Austria and Russia at Austerlitz, where on December 2, 1805, he won his greatest victory.
Principal battles: Austerlitz (Slavkov) (1805); Dresden, Leipzig (1813).
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The combined forces of which countries were defeated by Napoleon at the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805?
In a race where there is a shortage of early pace, Austerlitz can strike the front by the third turn and maintain a strong enough gallop to repel any serious challengers.