Triple Alliance

Triple Alliance
n.
1. an alliance of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands against France in 1668
2. an alliance of Great Britain, France, and the Netherlands against Spain in 1717
3. an alliance of Great Britain, Austria, and Russia against France in 1795
4. an alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy from 1882 to 1915, chiefly against Russia and France

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  • Triple-alliance — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le terme Triple Alliance désigne une alliance entre trois identités. Voir aussi : Triple alliance aztèque Mexique entre les cités aztèques,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Triple Alliance — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le terme Triple Alliance désigne une alliance entre trois identités. Voir aussi : Triple alliance aztèque Mexique entre les cités aztèques,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Triple-Alliance — V. Alliance (Triple ) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Triple-Alliance — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le terme Triple Alliance désigne une alliance entre trois identités : Triple alliance (Mésoamérique) : mieux connue sous le nom d empire aztèque …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Triple Alliance — There have been numerous alliances known as the Triple Alliance:* Aztec Triple Alliance Tenochtitlan, Texcoco and Tlacopan. Better known as the Aztec Empire. * Triple Alliance (1596) England, the Dutch Republic and France * Triple Alliance (1668) …   Wikipedia

  • Triple Alliance — 1. the alliance (1882 1915) of Germany, Austria Hungary, and Italy. 2. a league (1717) of France, Great Britain, and the Netherlands against Spain. 3. a league (1668) of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands against France. * * * (1882) Secret… …   Universalium

  • Triple Alliance — (1882)    A secret alliance of Austria Hungary, Germany, and Italy pledging mutual assistance in the event of an attack by France. Franco Italian relations had been strained since the Italian occupation of Rome in 1870. When France formalized its …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Triple Alliance —    A secret treaty signed by Germany, AustriaHungary, and Italy on 20 May 1882, the Triple Alliance bound the signatories to offer mutual assistance in the event that any one of them should be attacked by two or more powers Russia and France… …   Historical Dictionary of modern Italy

  • Triple Alliance — /ˌtrɪpəl əˈlaɪəns/ (say .tripuhl uh luyuhns) noun 1. the alliance (1882–1915) between Germany, Austria Hungary, and Italy. 2. a league (1717) of France, Great Britain, and the Netherlands against Spain. 3. a league (1668) of England, Sweden, and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Triple Alliance — 1668 alliance of Netherlands England and Sweden against France; 1717 treaty by England France and the Netherlands; 1872 alliance of Austria Hungary Russia and Germany …   English contemporary dictionary

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