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Sadová

Sadová (säˈdôvä) [key], Ger. Sadowa, village, N central Czech Republic, in Bohemia, near Hradec Králové. It was the site of a decisive Prussian victory over the Austrians in 1866, during the Austro-Prussian War. The engagement is also known as the battle of Königgrätz, from the German name for Hradec Králové.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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