War of the Spanish Succession

War of the Spanish Succession
noun
a general war in Europe (1701-1714) that broke out when Louis XIV installed his grandson on the throne of Spain; England and Holland hoped to limit Louis' power
Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare
Part Meronyms: ↑Blenheim

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a war (1701-14) fought by Austria, England, the Netherlands, and Prussia against France and Spain, arising from disputes about the succession in Spain after the death of Charles II of Spain.

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