Definition of Passchendaele, Battle of in English:

Passchendaele, Battle of

(also Passendale)

proper noun

  • A prolonged episode of trench warfare involving appalling loss of life during the First World War in 1917, near the village of Passchendaele in western Belgium. It is also known as the third Battle of Ypres.

Pronunciation

Passchendaele, Battle of

/ˈpaʃ(ə)ndeɪl/