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Webster Dictionary

  1. Kriegsspiel(noun)

    a game of war, played for practice, on maps

  2. Origin: [G., fr. krieg war + spiel play.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kriegsspiel

    a military game played on large-scale maps with metal blocks for troops, and designed to represent as fully as possible the conditions of warfare; was invented by a Prussian lieutenant in 1824.

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