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Borodino ([Hist.])

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen

in The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion

Third edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199567454
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727931
Borodino ([Hist.])

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The site of a bloody battle between French and Russian troops in 1812, in which the French eventually won through and continued their march to Moscow but took 33 000 casualties. The Russians withdrew with 44 000 casualties....

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