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
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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. Remember, too, Major Thomson, that there may be advantages to us in this waiting attitude.
WHEN did the War of the Triple Alliance end in defeat for Paraguay?
But here, Afewerki has diligently woven a Triple Alliance with Abiy and Somali President Mohamed Farmajo based on the idea of a "New Horn" to supersede IGAD and ideologically anchored on the Oromo-Somali supra-ethnic Cushitic identity.An increasingly assertive Kenya is the greatest obstacle to the New Horn.
In 2008, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia called on Jews and Christians to join him in a kind of triple alliance to stamp out atheism.
However, when World War I actually started, the Ottomans were allies of the Hapsburgs in the Triple Alliance, while remaining enemies of the Romanovs, who were in the Triple Entente.
Under the slogan "Not a penny off the pay, not a minute on the day" the Miners' Federation of Great Britain led by Arthur J Cook - the Arthur Scargill of his day - fought off an onslaught the year before by threatening strikes in a Triple Alliance with rail and transport unions.
"The Road to Armageddon: Paraguay Versus the Triple Alliance, 1866-70" by Thomas L.
In line with the Mars hypothesis, the share of German marks in the Austro-Hungarian Empire's reserves increased with the strengthening of the Triple Alliance, the secret pact the empire signed with Germany and Italy in 1882.
Whigham presents the definitive work on the Paraguayan War (1864-1870), also known as the War of the Triple Alliance, which forever changed politics in South America.
Europe's major countries divided themselves into rival security blocs, the Triple Entente and the Triple Alliance. When tensions soared in 1914 following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, those alliances transformed an emotional but limited dispute between Austria and tiny Serbia into a continental crisis.
The two sides became the Triple Alliance, consisting of Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman empire, and Germany, and the Allies, consisting of Serbia, Russia, France, and Britain.
The ministry agreed with the triple alliance to purchase energy produced from the plant, according to a senior officer at the ministry.