battle of Austerlitz
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|Noun||1.||battle of 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