Definition of Quadruple Alliance in English:

Quadruple Alliance

Line breaks: Quad|ru¦ple Al¦li|ance
  • A union or association between four powers or states, notably that formed in 1813 between Britain, Russia, Austria, and Prussia in order to defeat Napoleon and to maintain the international order established in Europe at the end of the Napoleonic Wars.

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