Wagram


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Wa·gram

 (vä′gräm′)
A town of northeast Austria northeast of Vienna. Napoleon defeated the Austrians here in July 1809.
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Wagram

(German ˈvaːɡram)
n
(Placename) a village in NE Austria: scene of the defeat of the Austrians by Napoleon in 1809
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Wa•gram

(ˈvɑ grɑm)

n.
a village in NE Austria: Napoleon defeated the Austrians here in 1809.
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Noun1.Wagram - a town in northeastern Austria
Austria, Oesterreich, Republic of Austria - a mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century
2.Wagram - a battle in the Napoleonic campaigns (1809)Wagram - a battle in the Napoleonic campaigns (1809); Napoleon defeated the Austrians
Napoleonic Wars - a series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times; 1799-1815
Austria, Oesterreich, Republic of Austria - a mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century
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References in classic literature ?
So it had been at Lodi, Marengo, Arcola, Jena, Austerlitz, Wagram, and so on.
This lesser Prince de Wagram of the administration, to whom the duty of gathering opinions and ideas and making verbal reports thereon was entrusted, knew all the secrets of parliamentary politics; dragged in the lukewarm, fetched, carried, and buried propositions, said the Yes and the No that the ministers dared not say for themselves.
Then, as after Austerlitz, as after Wagram, we were too generous.
"Since the victory of Wagram, and Napoleon's return to the Tuileries in 1815," he said, with a sigh, "nothing has so stirred me as the sight of all this.
The SCCJ has made its own headlines in recent years, both for the arrest of several high-profile handball players accused of match fixing, and for an internal scandal linked to a Parisian casino called the Cercle Wagram which led to the removal of several officers.
| July 5 THE Battle of Wagram took place today in 1809 and was the largest Battle of the Napoleonic wars.
France's "Wagram" artillery task force in Iraq has been supporting the offensive against the last pockets of IS resistance in the Euphrates Valley, the document indicated.
Only he wants nothing: "Cover yourself," he says, as he once did, "It's cold this morning," and "Have you done your homework?" It's his torment; afterward he consoles himself, almost as if he had been at Austerlitz, at Wagram, 1812, the Russian campaign, water, ice, and corpses, the Battle of Berezina and that man of destiny who succumbs to a Europe of nobodies, a Europe that never ends, demain c'est Sainte-Helene, demain c'est le tombeau, and he speaks loudly of errors, incompetent comrades.
Cascades Inc., a Kingsey Falls, Quebec-based supplier of private label paper products, said it installed a new tissue converting facility in Wagram, N.C.
The Battle of Wagram, near Vienna, took place Richard Gere - see Question 7 which artist?
The collections have been arranged on three floors in nine little galleries decorated with panelling coming partly from the Chateau d'Eu, belonging to the Orleans family, partly from the estate of Prince Berthier de Wagram. The woodwork is, by common consent, admitted to be very fine but rather dark, and therefore not an advantageous background for the paintings.
The set includes the following battles: Marengo, Austerlitz, Jena, Vimeiro, Aspern and Wagram, Eggmuhl, Corunna, Busacco, Badajoz, Fuentes de Onoro, Vittoria, Leipzig, Lutzen and Bautzen, and Waterloo.