from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632) at which the Swedes under King Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Imperialists under Wallenstein, and in which Adolphus was killed.

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  • n. a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632); Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein; Gustavus Adolphus was killed


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