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 World War I in 1917, near the village of Passchendaele in western Belgium. It is also known as the third Battle of Ypres.

Pronunciation:

Passchendaele, Battle of

/ˈpaSHənˌdāl/