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Napoleonic Wars

Syllabification: Na·po·le·on·ic Wars
Pronunciation: /nəˌpōlēänik ˈwôrz
 
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Definition of Napoleonic Wars in English:

A series of campaigns (1800–15) of French armies under Napoleon against Austria, Russia, Great Britain, Portugal, Prussia, and other European powers. They ended with Napoleon’s defeat at the Battle of Waterloo.

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