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passarowitz, treaty of

(July 21, 1718), pact signed at the conclusion of the Austro-Turkish (1716-18) and the Venetian-Turkish (1716-18) wars at Passarowitz (now Pozerevac, Yugos.). By its terms the Ottoman Turks lost substantial territories in the Balkans to Austria, thus marking the end of Ottoman westward expansion

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