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alliance

alliance  

N. a union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations: a defensive alliance between Australia and New Zealand | divisions within the alliance.
Entente Cordiale

Entente Cordiale  

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(1904)Friendly understanding between Britain and France. It aimed to settle territorial disputes and to encourage cooperation against perceived German pressure. Britain was to be given a free hand in ...
Triple Alliance

Triple Alliance  

(1882)A secret alliance between Germany, Austria, and Italy signed in May 1882 at the instigation of Bismarck. The three powers agreed to support each other if attacked by either France or Russia. It ...
Triple Entente

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
670 words

The Triple Entente was a network of political alliances among Great Britain, France, and Russia. Officially there was a compact

Triple Entente

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
54 words

Alliance of Britain, France, and Russia before World War 1. It developed from the Franco-Russian Alliance (1894) formed

World War I

World War I  

(1914–18)A war fought between the Allied Powers – Britain, France, Russia, Japan, and Serbia – who were joined in the course of the war by Italy (1915), Portugal and Romania (1916), the USA and ...

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