Definition of Battle of Minden
1. Noun. A battle in the Seven Years' War (1759) in which the English forces and their allies defeated the French.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Seven Years' War
Geographical relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany
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Literary usage of Battle of Minden
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1. The History of Modern Europe: And a View of the Progress of Society from the by William Russell (1837)
"And, if these orders had been cheerfully obeyed, the battle of Minden would probably have been as memorable and decisive as that of Blenheim. ..."
2. The Monthly Reviewby Ralph Griffiths by Ralph Griffiths (1786)
"232 — Sermon on the battle of Minden, Svo. 6d. xxi. 272 RADCLIFF, E. Two fermons on the fail, 8vo. 6d. xviii. ..."
3. A History of Germany: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Friedrich Kohlrausch (1844)
"... 1759—Partial Success of the French—battle of Minden—Shameful Conduct of the English General Sackville—Defeat of the French—Battle of Kay and ..."