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A town of northern France on the Marne River east-northeast of Paris. Nearby, the second Battle of the Marne (July-August 1918) was fought, ending the last major German offensive in World War I.
Château-Thierry(ˈʃætəʊˈtɪərɪ; French ʃɑtotjɛri)
(Placename) a town in N central France, on the River Marne: scene of the second battle of the Marne (1918) during World War I. Pop: 14 967 (1999)
Châ•teau-Thier•ry(ʃæˈtoʊˌti əˈri, -tyɛˈri, ʃɑ-)
a town in N France, on the Marne River: World War I battles. 13,856.
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|Noun||1.||Chateau-Thierry - a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918|
First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I - a war between the allies (Russia, France, British Empire, Italy, United States, Japan, Rumania, Serbia, Belgium, Greece, Portugal, Montenegro) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, Bulgaria) from 1914 to 1918