Borodino

noun Napoleon defeated the Russians in 1812 in a pitched battle at a village in western Russia west of Moscow, but irreparably weakened his army
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Borodino

[poem] Borodino (Бородино) is a poem by Russian poet Mikhail Lermontov which describes the Battle of Borodino, the major battle of Napoleon`s invasion of Russia. It was first published in 1837 in the literary magazine Sovremennik on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the battle.`` The poem was based on his 1831 teenage version,...
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Borodino

Borodino (burudyinô') , village, central European Russia, c.70 mi (110 km) W of Moscow. It was the site, on Sept. 7, 1812, of a battle between Napoleon's Grande Armée and Gen. Mikhail Kutuzov's Russian forces defending Moscow. The battle, which cost some 108,000 casualties, is descr...
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Borodino

[n] - Napoleon defeated the Russians in a pitched battle at Borodino in 1812, but irreparably weakened his army
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