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Ramillies

(ˈræmɪliːz) (French ramiji)
n
(Placename) a village in central Belgium where the Duke of Marlborough defeated the French in 1706
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1706: A British, German, Dutch, Danish and Swiss force under John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, inflicted a heavy defeat on the French at the Battle of Ramillies in Belgium, giving the allies the upper hand in the War of Spanish Succession - though it would not end for another eight years.
1706: Marlborough defeated the French at the Battle of Ramillies in Belgium.
TODAY WORLD TURTLE DAY 1706: A British and Dutch army under John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, inflicted a crushing and decisive defeat on a French, Bavarian and Spanish army at the Battle of Ramillies in Belgium.