Definition of Marengo

1. Noun. A battle in 1800 in which the French under Napoleon Bonaparte won a great victory over the Austrians.

Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Napoleonic Wars
Geographical relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy

Definition of Marengo

1. served with a sauce of mushrooms, tomatoes, oil, and wine [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Marengo

Marcus Gunn pupil
Marcus Gunn syndrome
Marcus Junius Brutus
Marcus Terentius Varro
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Marcus Ulpius Traianus
Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
Marcus Whitman
Mardi Gras
Marechal's test
Marek's disease
Marek's disease virus
Mareva injunction
Marey's law
Marfan's disease
Marfan's law
Marfan's syndrome
Marfan syndrome
Margaret Court
Margaret Higgins Sanger
Margaret Hilda Thatcher
Margaret Mead
Margaret Mitchell
Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell
Margaret Sanger

Literary usage of Marengo

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Naval History of Great Britain: From the Declaration of War by France in by William James, Frederick Chamier (1837)
"AM the London got alongside of the marengo ^ and the two ships commenced the ... At 6 AM the marengo, unable longer to withstand the London's heavy and ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The battle of marengo. [l800 Masseria, and was compelled to leave a garrison in the city. He then, in pursuance of further orders, marched to the east of ..."

3. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1906)
"The campaign of marengo as described by Bourrienne. Situation of Bonaparte after Brumaire. some grenadiers of the legislative body charged the hall and ..."

4. Letters from Italy by Joel Tyler Headley (1848)
"We did not arrive at marengo in time to visit the field that evening, ... The field of marengo, is not like most other modern battle grounds, overrun with ..."

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