SADOWA (Czech, Sddovd), a village of Bohemia, Austria, 4 m. N.W. of Kbniggratz. Pop. (1900) 183, exclusively Czech. Sadowa, with the small adjoining wood, was one of the principal and most hotly contested Prussian positions in the decisive battle now usually called by the name of Koniggratz (see SEVEN WEEKS' WAR).
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