Definitions for triple entente
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word triple entente
The Triple Entente was the name given to the alliance among France, Britain, and Russia after the signing of the Anglo-Russian Entente on August 31, 1907. The alliance of the three powers, supplemented by agreements with Portugal and Japan, constituted a powerful counterweight to the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy. Historians continue to debate the importance of the alliance system in igniting the Great War. At the start of World War I in 1914, all three members of the Triple Entente entered it as Allies against Germany and Austria-Hungary.
Translations for triple entente
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- triple ententeNorwegian
Get even more translations for triple entente »
Find a translation for the triple entente definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these triple entente definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"triple entente." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 3 Mar. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/triple entente>.