Passchendaele

geographical name
Pas·​schen·​dae·​le | \ ˈpä-sᵊn-ˌdä-lə How to pronounce Passchendaele (audio) \
variants: or Passendale

Definition of Passchendaele

village near Ypres in northwestern Belgium population 2928

Note: Passchendaele was the site of one of World War I's longest and bloodiest battles, which ended in an Allied victory.

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“Passchendaele.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Passchendaele. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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