Franco-Prussian War(redirected from Franco/Prussian Wars)
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(Historical Terms) the war of 1870–71 between France and Prussia culminating in the fall of the French Second Empire and the founding of the German empire
Fran′co-Prus′sian War′(ˈfræŋ koʊ ˈprʌʃ ən)
the war between France and Prussia, 1870–71.
|Noun||1.||Franco-Prussian War - a war between France and Prussia that ended the Second Empire in France and led to the founding of modern Germany; 1870-1871|