In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It might help to recall that dreams of a pitched battle between East and West were Hellenistic and Mesopotamian before they were biblical.
- The news of their escapades be it in fleeting skirmish or pitched battles was eagerly listened to in Ireland.
- And in war, every dog might have its day; the Welsh did after all defeat an Anglo-Norman army in a pitched battle north of Cardigan in 1136.
- He avoided pitched battles and instead kept his army at Hannibal's heels.
- He is now, in his third age, a military historian specialising in the pitched battles of the Second World War.
- By 1309, besides waging brilliant guerrilla warfare, he had defeated his enemies in four pitched battles.
- Moreover, Richelieu accepted the commonly-held contemporary view that wars were no longer about pitched battles.
- In a pitched battle, Tuscaloosa's warriors inflicted heavy casualties on the Spaniards.
- With all this firepower, a spat between clans often turns into a pitched battle.
- The ‘victories’ of the Alliance, in north and south, follow rounds of skirmishing and negotiating rather than pitched battles.
- These faction feuds and pitched battles are being fought not just in Andhra Pradesh, but Karnataka as well.
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