Definition of Battle of rocroi
1. Noun. A battle in the Thirty Years' War (1643); the French defeated the Spanish invaders.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Thirty Years' War
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic
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Literary usage of Battle of rocroi
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1. Lives of the Most Eminent French Writers by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1840)
"The former was insured by the battle of Rocroi, and other successes, obtained by the prince of Conde" and Turenne, against the power of Spain. ..."