Bautzen



a city in E Germany, on the Spree River: scene of defeat of Prussian and Russian armies by Napoleon I, 1813.
Historical Examples

He turned his eyes away from the Prussian camp, and rode slowly to Bautzen.
Frederick The Great and His Family L. Muhlbach

As at Bautzen, the French cavalry was unable to make any effective pursuit.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7 Various

At some time between six and seven he left, to walk back to Dresden, along the road from Bautzen.
Freaks of Fanaticism Sabine Baring-Gould

Night after night they saw the lurid glow of fires, for seventy-one places were burnt in the circles of Bautzen and Grlitz.
A July Holiday in Saxony, Bohemia, and Silesia Walter White

The position chosen by the allies as that in which to Battle of Bautzen, 1813.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various

One Rde, (says he,) an apothecary at Bautzen, had prepared a pyrophorus from rye-bran and alum.
The Book of Curiosities I. Platts

He beat them at Lutzen and Bautzen, and in Silesia, but in spite of his success he had to continue his retreat.
The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell

He was present at the hard-fought but indecisive battles of Lutzen and Bautzen.
The Public Life of Queen Victoria John McGilchrist

This estimate is not high enough if it concerns a unit composed of recruits like those who fought at Ltzen and Bautzen.
Battle Studies Charles-Jean-Jacques-Joseph Ardant du Picq

Indispensable to get ahead of Bautzen and him, or to be waiting on the flank of his next march!’
History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XX. (of XXI.) Thomas Carlyle

noun
a town in E Germany, in Saxony: site of an indecisive battle in 1813 between Napoleon’s army and an allied army of Russians and Prussians. Pop: 42 160 (2003 est)

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