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ˌkɑ pɔˈrɛt tɔca·poret·to

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  1. Caporetto, battle of Caporettonoun

    battle of World War I (1917); Italians were defeated by the Austrian and German forces


  1. caporetto

    Kobarid (pronounced [kɔbaˈɾiːt] (listen); Italian: Caporetto, Friulian: Cjaurêt, German: Karfreit) is a settlement in Slovenia, the administrative centre of the Municipality of Kobarid. Kobarid is known for the 1917 Battle of Caporetto, where the Italian retreat was documented by Ernest Hemingway in his novel A Farewell to Arms. The battle is well documented in the museum in the centre of Kobarid. The museum won a Council of Europe award in 1993.


  1. caporetto

    Caporetto is a town in northern Italy, known primarily for the Battle of Caporetto that occurred during World War I in 1917. In this battle, the combined forces of Germany and Austria-Hungary defeated the Italian army leading to significant territorial losses for Italy. The term "Caporetto" is often used metaphorically in Italian language to denote a disastrous defeat.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caporetto in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caporetto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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