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a village in the W Russian Federation, 70 miles (113 km) W of Moscow: Napoleon’s victory here made possible the capture of Moscow, 1812.
Historical Examples

War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
An Outline of Russian Literature Maurice Baring
Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale
The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
The Country Doctor Honore de Balzac
The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
Through Russian Snows G. A Henty

a village in E central Russia, about 110 km (70 miles) west of Moscow: scene of a battle (1812) in which Napoleon defeated the Russians but irreparably weakened his army


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