Definition of Marne River
1. Noun. A World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: First World War, Great War, War To End War, World War 1, World War I
Geographical relationships: France, French Republic
Lexicographical Neighbors of Marne River
Literary usage of Marne River
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Atlas of European Historyby Earle Wilbur Dow by Earle Wilbur Dow (1907)
"... sea 29 Jb Marne, department 25 Fc Marne, river 20 Fb ... Lot. for Marne (river) Matto Grosso 31 Ed Maubeuge 20 Fa Mauguio ii Fe ..."
2. Blood & Iron: Impressions from the Front in France & Flanders by Wilson McNair (1916)
"At the Marne river they had planned for themselves the greatest success of all, which was to afford a " decision " by cutting the Allied Army in two ..."
3. Handbook of the European War by Corinne Bacon (1914)
"September 4—Paris prepares for a siege, but the German right wing passes by to the Marne River on the east. Austrians meet reserves in Russian Poland. ..."