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Bo·ro·di·no(bôr′ə-dē′nō, bŏr′-, bə-rə-dyē-nô′)
A village of western Russia west of Moscow. Nearby, Napoleon defeated the Russian troops defending Moscow on September 7, 1812.
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Borodino(ˌbɒrəˈdiːnəʊ; Russian bərədiˈnɔ)
(Placename) a village in E central Russia, about 110 km (70 miles) west of Moscow: scene of a battle (1812) in which Napoleon defeated the Russians but irreparably weakened his army
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Bo•ro•di•no(ˌbɔr əˈdi noʊ, ˌbɒr-)
a village in the W Russian Federation, 70 mi. (113 km) W of Moscow: Napoleon's victory here made possible the capture of Moscow, 1812.
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|Noun||1.||Borodino - Napoleon defeated the Russians in 1812 in a pitched battle at a village in western Russia west of Moscow, but irreparably weakened his army|
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
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