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Definition 1: a fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place - [noun denoting act]

(pitched battle is a kind of ...) a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

"Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga" "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"

(... is an instance of pitched battle) Caesar defeated Pompey in 48 BC

(... is an instance of pitched battle) Octavian and Mark Antony defeated Brutus and Cassius in 42 BC

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the victory in 1757 by the British under Clive over Siraj-ud-daula that established British supremacy over Bengal

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks at Plataea in 479 BC

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in the Chino-Japanese War (1894); Japanese captured the port and fortifications from the Chinese

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in which Mexican forces defeated the French in 1862

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a major victory by the Romans over the Macedonians in 168 BC; resulted in the downfall of the ancient Macedonian kingdom

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle between the French and an alliance of Spaniards and Swiss and Venetians in 1512

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1643); the French defeated the Spanish invaders

(... is an instance of pitched battle) battle in which the ruler of Afghanistan defeated the Mahrattas in 1761

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle (1898) in which an English and Egyptian army under Kitchener defeated the Sudanese

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632); Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein; Gustavus Adolphus was killed

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in which the Danes defeated the Saxons in 991; celebrated in an old English poem

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the site of three famous battles among Greek city-states: in 418 BC and 362 BC and 207 BC

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 1800 in which the French under Napoleon Bonaparte won a great victory over the Austrians

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle during the second Punic War (207 BC); Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal was defeated by the Romans which ended Hannibal's hopes for success in Italy

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in the Seven Years' War (1759) in which the English forces and their allies defeated the French

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in the Seven Years' War (1757); Prussian forces under Frederick the Great defeated the armies of France and Austria

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918); the battle in which American troops launched their first offensive in France

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a famous battle in 480 BC; a Greek army under Leonidas was annihilated by the Persians who were trying to conquer Greece

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in central Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans under Flaminius in 217 BC

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the French defeated the Austrian and Prussian troops in 1792 (with a famous cannonade from the French artillery)

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in World War I (1916); in some of the bloodiest fighting in World War I the German offensive was stopped

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in the Napoleonic campaigns (1809); Napoleon defeated the Austrians

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the battle on 18 June 1815 in which Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in the Korean War (November 1950); when UN troops advanced north to the Yalu River 200,000 Chinese troops crossed the river and drove them back

(... is an instance of pitched battle) battle in World War I (1914); heavy but indecisive fighting as the Allies and the Germans both tried to break through the lines of the others

(... is an instance of pitched battle) battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient

(... is an instance of pitched battle) battle in World War I (1917); an Allied offensive which eventually failed because tanks bogged down in the waterlogged soil of Flanders; Germans introduced mustard gas which interfered with the Allied artillery

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the final battle of the War of the Roses in 1471 in which Edward IV defeated the Lancastrians

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 9 AD in which the Germans under Arminius annihilated three Roman Legions

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle during the American Revolution (1777); the British under Burgoyne were defeated

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the Swiss Confederation escaped Hapsburg domination by their victory in 1386

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in World War I (May 1918); the Germans tried to attack before the American numbers were too great to defeat; the tactical success of the Germans proved to be a strategic failure

(... is an instance of pitched battle) an indecisive battle in 1859 between the French and Sardinians under Napoleon III and the Austrians under Francis Joseph I

(... is an instance of pitched battle) battle in World War I (1916)

(... is an instance of pitched battle) battle of World War II (1944)

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in World War I (1914); decisive German victory over the Russians

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in France in 687 among the descendants of Clovis

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the battle in 202 BC in which Scipio decisively defeated Hannibal at the end of the second Punic War

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415

(... is an instance of pitched battle) either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces

(... is an instance of pitched battle) ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC

(... is an instance of pitched battle) battle of World War I (1917); Italians were defeated by the Austrian and German forces

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in the Apennines in 321 BC in which the Samnites defeated the Romans

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in which Philip II of Macedon defeated the Athenians and Thebans (338 BC) and also Sulla defeated Mithridates (86 BC)

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the battle in which Attila the Hun was defeated by the Romans and Visigoths in 451

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a major battle in the American Civil War (1863); the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces under Joseph Hooker

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a pitched battle in the Mexican War that resulted in a major victory for American forces over Mexican forces at a locality south of Mexico City (1847)

(... is an instance of pitched battle) in the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a pitched battle in the Mexican War in 1847; United States forces under Zachary Taylor defeated the Mexican forces under Santa Anna at a locality in northern Mexico

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 937 when Athelstan defeated the Scots

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian armies of Emperor Francis II

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in which the Scots under Robert the Bruce defeated the English and assured the independence of Scotland

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 680 in which the grandson of Mohammed and his followers were killed

"the Battle of Kerbala is the basis for the Ta'ziyehs that are performed annually"

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle during World War II; in December 1944 von Rundstedt launched a powerful counteroffensive in the forest at Ardennes and caught the Allies by surprise

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a World War I battle in northwestern France where the Allies defeated the Germans in 1918

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession

(... is an instance of pitched battle) Napoleon defeated the Russians in 1812 in a pitched battle at a village in western Russia west of Moscow, but irreparably weakened his army

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (1485); Richard III was killed and Henry Tudor was crowned as Henry VII

(... is an instance of pitched battle) in 1214 the French under Philip Augustus defeated a coalition formed against him in one of the greatest battles of the middle ages

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863); Confederate forces under Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces

(... is an instance of pitched battle) battle in the American Revolution; Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle during the Napoleonic Wars (1800); the French defeated the Austrians

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle between the successors of Alexander the Great (301 BC); Lysimachus and Seleucus defeated Antigonus and Demetrius

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle (1590) in which the Huguenots under Henry IV defeated the Catholics under the duke of Mayenne

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the battle in 1806 in which Napoleon decisively defeated the Prussians

(... is an instance of pitched battle) battle of the American Civil War (1864); Union forces under William Tecumseh Sherman were repulsed by Confederate troops under Joseph Eggleston Johnston

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 217 BC in which Hannibal ambushed a Roman army led by Flaminius

(... is an instance of pitched battle) (1568) Catholic forces supporting Mary Queen of Scots were routed by Protestants

(... is an instance of pitched battle) Thebes defeated Sparta in 371 BC; the battle ended Sparta's military supremacy in Greece

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the decisive battle in which William the Conqueror (duke of Normandy) defeated the Saxons under Harold II (1066) and thus left England open for the Norman Conquest

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in World War II in the Pacific (1942-1943); the island was occupied by the Japanese and later recaptured by American forces

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War; in 1346 the English under Edward III defeated the French under Philip of Valois

(... is an instance of pitched battle) battle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a pitched battle in World War II (1942) resulting in a decisive Allied victory by British troops under Montgomery over German troops under Rommel

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 1513; the English defeated the invading Scots and James IV was killed

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle in 1745 in which the French army under Marshal Saxe defeated the English army and their allies under the duke of Cumberland

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a pitched battle in which American revolutionary troops captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775

(... is an instance of pitched battle) an important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union Army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee

(... is an instance of pitched battle) a battle of the American Civil War (1863); the defeat of Robert E. Lee's invading Confederate Army was a major victory for the Union

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the battle in which Alexander won his first major victory against the Persians (334 BC)

(... is an instance of pitched battle) the principal battle of the Balkan Wars (1912); Bulgarian forces defeated the Turks

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