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Definition(s):

  1. (n) a town in Czech Republic; site of the battle of Austerlitz in 1805
  2. (n) a decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian armies of Emperor Francis II

News

  1. State Police charge wrong-way driver with DWI

    AUSTERLITZ, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say a 47-year-old Hudson Valley woman was more than two times over the legal limit for driving while intoxicated when she drove the wrong way on an eastern New York highway.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

  2. NY State Police charge wrong-way driver with DWI

    AUSTERLITZ, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a 47-year-old Hudson Valley woman was more than two times over the legal limit for driving while intoxicated when she drove the wrong way on an eastern New York highway.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: New Jersey Herald

  3. Kingston woman, 47, arrested for DWI after allegedly driving wrong way on Taconic State Parkway

    AUSTERLITZ, N.Y. - A Kingston woman with a suspended license allegedly drove the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway while intoxicated on Monday afternoon, state police reported.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Kingston Daily Freeman

Quotes

  1. "I would have liked to know whether he played chess in the same way he planned out his campaigns, especially the battle of Austerlitz," Steinbrueck told the newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung in an interview.
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Peer Steinbrueck Source: Reuters

  2. "If it hadn't rained during the night of June 17-18, 1815," writes Hugo, "the future of Europe would have been different. A few drops of water, more or less, brought Napoléon to his knees. So that Waterloo could be the end of Austerlitz,...
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Victor Hugo Source: guardian.co.uk

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