Share this entry

Share this page

Clausewitz, Karl von

Syllabification: Clau·se·witz, Karl von
Pronunciation: /ˈklouzəˌvits
 
/

Definition of Clausewitz, Karl von in English:

( 1780–1831), Prussian general and military theorist. He wrote On War (1833), which had a marked influence on strategic studies in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Definition of Clausewitz, Karl von in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtərpsikəˈrēən
adjective
of or relating to dancing