French and Indian War

French and Indian War
n.
the American phase (1754-63) of the SEVEN YEARS' WAR

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  • French and Indian War — Not to be confused with French and Indian Wars. French and Indian War Part of the Seven Years War …   Wikipedia

  • French and Indian War — the war in America in which France and its Indian allies opposed England 1754 60: ended by Treaty of Paris in 1763. * * * North American phase of a war between France and Britain to control colonial territory (1754–63). The war s more complex… …   Universalium

  • French and Indian War — Siebenjähriger Krieg (1756–1763) Europäischer Kriegsschauplatz Lobositz* – Prag* – Kolin* – Hastenbeck** – Groß Jägersdorf* – Moys* – Roßbach* – Breslau* – Leuthen* – …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • French and Indian War — French and In|di|an War, the the name for several battles that took place in North America between the French and the British in the mid 18th century, before the American Revolutionary War …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • French and Indian War — noun the war between France and England in America, 1754–60, in which the French were aided by Indian allies …   Australian English dictionary

  • French and Indian War — noun a war in North America between France and Britain (both aided by American Indian tribes); 1755 1760 • Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare • Part Holonyms: ↑Seven Years War …   Useful english dictionary

  • George Washington in the French and Indian War — George Washington (February 22, 1732 ndash;December 14, 1799) commanded America s war for independence (1775–1783), and was the first President of the United States, from 1789 to 1797. Because of his central role in the founding of the United… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) French and Indian War — the French and Indian War [the French and Indian War] the part of the Seven Years War that was fought in America (1754–63). After a series of battles, the British forces defeated the French and Indians ( ↑Native Americans), and the Treaty of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • French and Indian Wars — The French and Indian Wars is a name used in the United States for a series of conflicts in North America that represented the actions there that accompanied the European dynastic wars. In Quebec, the wars are generally referred to as the… …   Wikipedia

  • French and Iroquois Wars — The French and Iroquois Wars, also called the Iroquois Wars or the Beaver Wars, commonly refer to a brutal series of conflicts fought in the mid 17th century in eastern North America. The Iroquois sought to expand their territory and monopolize… …   Wikipedia

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