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Noun: solferino
  1. A pink dye that was discovered in 1859, the year a battle was fought at Solferino
    - purplish pink
Noun: Solferino  ,sól-fe'ree-now
  1. An indecisive battle in 1859 between the French and Sardinians under Napoleon III and the Austrians under Francis Joseph I
    - battle of Solferino

Derived forms: solferinos

Type of: pink, pitched battle

Encyclopedia: Solferino, Mauritius