Triple Alliance


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Triple Alliance

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the secret alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy formed in 1882 and lasting until 1914
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the alliance of France, the Netherlands, and Britain against Spain in 1717
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the alliance of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands against France in 1668

Tri′ple Alli′ance


n.
1. the alliance (1882–1915) of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy.
2. a league (1717) of France, Great Britain, and the Netherlands against Spain.
3. a league (1668) of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands against France.
Translations

Triple Alliance

n the Triple Alliancela Triplice Alleanza
References in classic literature ?
Frankly, this man as an open enemy today could bring more harm upon us than if any neutral Power you could name were to join the Triple Alliance.
The Road to Armageddon: Paraguay Versus the Triple Alliance, 1866-70
Europe's major countries divided themselves into rival security blocs, the Triple Entente and the Triple Alliance.
The ministry agreed with the triple alliance to purchase energy produced from the plant, according to a senior officer at the ministry.
WHEN did the War of the Triple Alliance end in defeat for Paraguay?
beaucoup moins que] Il n'y a pas de triple alliance, ni de pays revanchards a la recherche de nouveaux territoires pour installer un espace vital [beaucoup plus grand que], dira t-il.
The purpose of the attack was more to punish Turkey for siding with the Triple Alliance than an attempt to secure the strait.
The four-day exhibition, entitled "Toys, Masks, and Stories: A Vision of A Mexican Artist", by Mexican artist Polina Porras Sivolobova, sheds light on the myths of Aztec empire, a triple alliance of three native tribes that ruled Central and Southern regions of Mexico between 1428-1521.
In addition, both German and the Austro-Hungarian diplomacy, believed that the new international context was appropriate to extend the Triple Alliance Treaty, without waiting for the expiration of the one in effect.
Ravaged by Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay in the War of the Triple Alliance (1865-1870), Paraguay had lost most of its adult male population.
When Britain declared war on the triple alliance of Germany, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and Italy on Aug.
Italy was also unfriendly toward France over a dispute in Tunisia during 1881 and, therefore, joined with Germany and Austria-Hungary to form the Triple Alliance in 1882.