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Sedan, Battle of Syllabification: Se·dan, Bat·tle of

Definition of Sedan, Battle of in English:

A battle fought in 1870 near the town of Sedan in northeastern France, in which the Prussian army defeated a smaller French army under Napoleon III, opening the way for a Prussian advance on Paris and marking the end of the French Second Empire.

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