Definition of Lutzen
1. Noun. A battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632); Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein; Gustavus Adolphus was killed.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Thirty Years' War
Geographical relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany
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Literary usage of Lutzen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Modern Europe: with an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1837)
"... lutzen, and lost his life in a hot engagement, which terminated in the defeat of the imperial army. That engagement was attended with circumstances ..."
2. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1896)
"The battle of lutzen, in 1632, was a great defeat of Wallenstein, and a glorious victory for the Swedes ; but it cost them the life of their king. ..."
3. The Reformation by George Park Fisher (1906)
"... powers which made him independent of all control, and exempt from liability to another removal. The battle of lutzen, in 1632, was a great defeat of ..."
4. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline & Fall of the by William Russell, Charles Coote (1822)
"No field was ever disputed with greater courage than the plain of lutzen, where the Swedish infantry not only maintained their ground against a brave and ..."
5. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a Preliminary by Walter Scott (1827)
"... 1st May—Battle of lutzen fought on the 2d.— Thr. Allies lose 20000 men in killed and wounded, and the French keep the field, after very dreadful loss. ..."
6. History of the German Struggle for Liberty by Poultney Bigelow (1896)
"XIY lutzen "Not a civilian profession, trade, or calling but had its representatives on tliis day fighting for tbe preservation of their country— even ..."