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Noun: second battle of Ypres
  1. 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
    - 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: Second battle of Ypres