Definition of Passchendaele, Battle of in English:

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Passchendaele, Battle of

Pronunciation: /ˈpaSHənˌdāl/
(also Passendale)
A prolonged episode of trench warfare involving appalling loss of life during World War I in 1917, near the village of Passchendaele in western Belgium. It is also known as the third Battle of Ypres.
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