Definition of French Wars of Religion in English:

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French Wars of Religion

A series of religious and political conflicts in France (1562–98) involving the Protestant Huguenots on one side and Catholic groups on the other. The wars were complicated by interventions from Spain, Rome, England, the Netherlands, and elsewhere, and were not brought to an end until the settlement of the Edict of Nantes.

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Syllabification: French Wars of Re·li·gion

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