Pitched-battle sentence example

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  • A pitched battle took place between them, in which the army of Karim was defeated.
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  • This proved to be the last pitched battle of the war, the Danes never again venturing to attack their once more invincible enemy in the open field.
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  • Bern was in command and was seriously wounded in the last pitched battle of the war, fought there on the 9th of August.
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  • The victory of Holowczyn, memorable besides as the last pitched battle won by Charles XII., opened up the way to the Dnieper.
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  • Saturninus, defeated in a pitched battle in the Forum (Dec. 10), took refuge with his followers in the Capitol, where, the water supply having been cut off, they were forced to capitulate.
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  • In a pitched battle fought on the 10th of January 1904 at Jidballi in the Nogal country the enemy were routed, losing over loon men in killed alone, while the British loss in killed and wounded was 58.
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  • Unable to maintain himself there he marched to southern Bohemia, and after defeating the Romanists at Sudomef - the first pitched battle of the Hussite wars - he arrived at Usti, one of the earliest meeting-places of the Hussites.
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  • But they were guerillas, not regulars; they had no good officers, no serviceable artillery, and very little money; and all the foreign powers to whom Rakoczy turned for assistance (excepting France, who fed them occasionally with paltry subsidies) would not commit themselves to a formal alliance with rebels who were defeated in every pitched battle they fought.
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  • He was victorious in the pitched battle fought at the foot of Ithome in the fifth year of his reign, a battle in which the Messenians, reinforced by the entire Arcadian levy and picked contingents from Argos and Sicyon, defeated the combined Spartan and Corinthian forces.
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  • In the time following the peace of Nicias the Mantineians, whose attempts at expansion beyond Mount Maenalus were being foiled by Sparta, formed a powerful alliance with Argos, Elis and Athens (420), which the Spartans, assisted by Tegea, broke up after a pitched battle in the city's territory (418).
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  • But his men refused to retreat farther, and in a pitched battle which followed soon afterwards the rebel army was annihilated.
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  • His advice was not followed by Pharnabazus; the Egyptian king collected his forces and won a pitched battle near Mendes.
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  • The longbow here scored its first victory in a pitched battle.
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  • The army of Holkar was defeated in the following month at the pitched battle of Mehidpur.
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  • The Zend issued from Ispahan, and was a second time defeated in a pitched battle by, the Kajar.
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  • On receiving intelligence of this discomfiture, the king himself marched with strong reinforcements, and a pitched battle was fought in which Nasir Khan was worsted.
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  • Ptolemy Philometor, who was Alexander's father-in-law, went over to his side, and Alexander was defeated in a pitched battle near Antioch in Syria.
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  • According to this the fight was not a pitched battle but a surprise, the Austrians not having had time to form up into ranks.
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  • The impression made on the Scots was so great that for some years they refused to engage in another pitched battle.
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  • But the Beauchamps returned more than once to vain attacks on the stout walls of Berkeley, and a quarrel of two generations ended with the pitched battle of Nibley Green.
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  • In any case, the notion of a pitched battle in mountainous terrain seems inherently implausible.
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  • With 1,400 men he defeated the garrison of 2,600 in pitched battle outside the city, which he then looted.
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  • Many historians regard this as the last pitched battle of the Revolution.
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  • At Tanagra in Boeotia a pitched battle was fought, in which both Pericles and the partisans of Cimon distinguished themselves.
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  • In 1603 they destroyed in a pitched battle a veteran force of Spaniards under Saavedra.
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