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(German ˈlytsən)
(Placename) a town near Leipzig in E Germany, in Saxony; site of a battle (1632) in the Thirty Years' War in which the army of the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein was defeated by the Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus, who died in the battle
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Noun1.Lützen - a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632)Lutzen - a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632); Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein; Gustavus Adolphus was killed
Thirty Years' War - a series of conflicts (1618-1648) between Protestants and Catholics starting in Germany and spreading until France and Denmark and Sweden were opposing the Holy Roman Empire and Spain
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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In the Harleian Miscellanies there is an account of the battle of Lutzen which deserves to be read.
Whole nations fought against nations in tremendous battles, at Dresden, Lutzen, and Bautzen, and then it was that France showed extraordinary heroism, for you must all of you bear in mind that in those times a stout grenadier only lasted six months.
More recently, the original MDS was updated to include additional possible root causes of moral distress, including clinical situations and internal and external constraints (Af Sandeberg, Wenemark, Bartholdson, Lutzen, & Pergert, 2017).
Lutzen, K., Cronqvist, A., Magnusson, A., & Andersson, L.
Likewise, the death of Gustavus Adolphus in 1632 during the Battle of Lutzen quickly precipitated the end of Sweden's time as a great power.
Similarly, the ascidian endoparasite Gonophysema gullmarensis Bresciani and Liitzen, 1960 shows highly abbreviated developmental stages, with one lecitrophic nauplius, one copepodid, an onychopodid (a reduced preadult larva), and adults (Bresciani and Lutzen 1961).
Other studies emphasize how the intense, time-coordinated, and technological environment of outpatient hemodialysis facilities may culminate in the use of blocking strategies by nurses and the subsequent dehumanization of patients (Hagren, Pettersen, Severinsson, Lutzen, & Clyne, 2001; Nagle, 1998; Rittman et al., 1993).
Of course, Harnmerschmidt's dedication refers to victories in the plural, which certainly could also include Leignitz and probably also Lutzen in 1632.
Raghavendra K, Sriram C, Frances M, Donald W and Karl Lutzen (2012).