Meaning of War of the Grand Alliance

War' of the Grand' Alli'ance

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  1. the war (1689–97) in which England, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and the Holy Roman Empire in league with Bavaria, Brandenburg, Savoy, and the Palatinate opposed France. Cf.
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