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Peninsula War

noun
1.
a war (1808–14) in Spain and Portugal, with British, Spanish, and Portuguese troops opposing the French.
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  • He entered the Army young, and went through the Peninsula War.

    Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie
  • "We have heard of the opening events of this Peninsula War," he said.

    With Wellington in Spain F. S. Brereton
  • The former was a captain at the end of the Peninsula War; Tom a colonel, the youngest in the army.

    With Wellington in Spain F. S. Brereton
  • After the Peninsula War, a step was made towards political journalism.

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman

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