Seven Years' War

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the Seven Years' War

  1. (historical) A war fought between 1754 and 1763 between almost every European great power of the time, partly over colonies and partly over Austria's desire to recover Silesia from the Prussians. The main conflict occurred in the seven-year period from 1756 to 1763.

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