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Noun: first battle of Ypres
  1. 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
    - Ypres, battle of Ypres

Type of: pitched battle

Part of: First World War, Great War, War to End War, World War 1, World War I

Encyclopedia: First battle of Ypres