Definition of Passchendaele, Battle of in English:

Passchendaele, Battle of

Syllabification: Pass·chen·daele, Battle of
Pronunciation: /ˈpaSHənˌdāl
 
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(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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