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n. - A battle in the Thirty Years' War (1643).

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  • Fifty-three kilometres from Rethel is Rocroi, a name which means little to most strangers in France.
  • As one passes Rocroi, Belgium and France blend themselves into an indistinguishable unit so far as characteristics go.
  • The Spanish army of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, down to the date of the Battle of Rocroi, stood very high.
  • The French frontier was gained, through Namur, at Rocroi, and Paris reached, via Meaux, thirty-nine days after the capital had previously been quitted. for more
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