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Triple Alliance

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Triple Alliance the league of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands formed against France in 1668: the alliance of Britain, France, and Holland against Spain in 1717: the alliance between Germany, Austria, and Italy, formed in 1883, and directed to check French or Russian aggression
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. tri-plustri-, tres, three, -plus, akin to Eng. -fold.

Usage

In literature:

There has been an exchange of notes between the Triple Alliance and the German Government.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
Thus did Pitt replace the outworn Triple Alliance with Prussia and Holland by a more powerful confederacy.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
Triple alliance of 1786, 301, 320, 324-326; comes to an end, 328, 374.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
We did everything possible to avoid the alienation of Italy from the Triple Alliance.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
It denotes the United Kingdom or the Triple Alliance.
"Second Sight" by Sepharial
Van der Noot had refused these offers on the ground that the Triple Alliance would support the Confederacy.
"Belgium" by Emile Cammaerts
His coldness for the Triple Alliance, 530.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
In 1887 the Triple Alliance was renewed for the first time.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
The next day Italy learned for the first time that the Triple Alliance had been denounced early in the month.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
A triple alliance formed between Britain, Holland, and France.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
Nothing more was heard either of the Bjoerkoe Treaty or of the proposed Triple Alliance against the Jews.
"Notes on the Diplomatic History of the Jewish Question" by Lucien Wolf
Suez holds these three counties in a sort o' triple alliance.
"John March, Southerner" by George W. Cable
One of his first acts as premier was a visit to Bismarck, whom he desired to consult upon the working of the Triple Alliance.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
For twelve years this triple alliance led the way, and all others, even the mighty McCormick and the sagacious Deering, had to follow.
"The Romance of the Reaper" by Herbert Newton Casson
Here, indeed, was the germ of the Triple Alliance.
"A History of the Third French Republic" by C. H. C. Wright
General Monk, The Triple Alliance.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
So it was Tommy, the third party to the Triple Alliance!
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
May our happy triple alliance continue to our lives' end!
"The Silent Mill" by Hermann Sudermann
So that was Tommy, the other member of the triple alliance.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
Then, in given circumstances, the Triple Alliance treaty might have been modified.
"Current History, Vol. VIII, No. 3, June 1918" by Various
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In news:

ALBANY, NY — The Post New York Alliance (postnewyork.org) recently announced that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a bill that triples the Empire State Film Post Production Credit from 10 to 30 percent (35 upstate).
Triple Alliance formed (Austria, Germany, and Italy).
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