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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.
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(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
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Aus•ter•litz(ˈɔ stər lɪts, ˈaʊ stər-)
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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|Noun||1.||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); 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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