Definition of Battle of solferino
1. Noun. An indecisive battle in 1859 between the French and Sardinians under Napoleon III and the Austrians under Francis Joseph I.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy
Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Solferino
Literary usage of Battle of solferino
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Under the Red Cross flag at home and abroad by Mabel Thorp Boardman (1917)
"THE battle of solferino. MEASURES FOR TURNING THEORY INTO PRACTICE. THE TREATY OF GENEVA. OUR SHARE IN ITS ADOPTION. GREAT as were Florence Nightingale's ..."
2. Decisive Battles Since Waterloo: The Most Important Military Events from by Thomas Wallace Knox (1887)
"battle of solferino—1859. IN' the revolutions which blazed over Europe in 1848, Charles Albert, King of Sardinia, presented himself as the champion of ..."
3. Memoirs of Youth, Things Seen and Known 1847-1860: Things Seen and Known by Giovanni Visconti Venosta (1914)
"The fear of an invasion. — Major Manassero. — Arrival of Colonel Medici. — The battle of Solferino. — Manassero falls back on Edolo. ..."
4. The Campaign of Magenta and Solferino, 1859 by Harold Carmichael Wylly (1907)
"CHAPTER IX THE battle of solferino IN order to discover something definite about the dispositions of the Franco-Italian Army, and also to regain touch, ..."