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Noun1.Rocroi - a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1643)Rocroi - a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1643); the French defeated the Spanish invaders
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
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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and D'Artagnan answered -- having first asked the word of the cardinal -- "Louis and Rocroy.
The soldier made a profound bow, and, as if the name of the conqueror of Rocroy and Sens had given him wings, he stepped lightly up the steps leading to the ante-chamber.