Meaning of Triple Alliance

Tri'ple Alli'ance

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  1. the alliance (1882–1915) of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy.
  2. a league (1717) of France, Great Britain, and the Netherlands against Spain.
  3. a league (1668) of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands against France.
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