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Noun: Borodino  bor-u'dee,now or bór-u'dee,now [N. Amer], bó-ru'dee,now [Brit]
  1. A battle in which Napoleon defeated the Russians in 1812 in a pitched battle at a village in western Russia west of Moscow, but irreparably weakened his army
    - Battle of Borodino

Type of: pitched battle

Part of: Napoleonic Wars

Encyclopedia: Borodino, Suzdalsky District, Vladimir Oblast