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Marl·bor·ough

 (märl′bər-ə, -brə, môl′-), First Duke of.
See John Churchill.

Marlborough

(ˈmɑːlbərə; -brə; ˈmɔːl-)
n
(Placename) a town in S England, in Wiltshire: besieged and captured by Royalists in the Civil War (1642); site of Marlborough College, a public school founded in 1843. Pop: 7713 (2001)

Marlborough

(ˈmɑːlbərə; -brə; ˈmɔːl-)
n
(Biography) 1st Duke of. title of John Churchill. 1650–1722, English general; commander of British forces in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14), in which he won victories at Blenheim (1704), Ramillies (1706), Oudenaarde (1708), and Malplaquet (1709)

Marl•bor•ough

(ˈmɑrl bɜr oʊ, -bʌr oʊ -brə, ˈmɔl-)

n.
John Churchill, 1st Duke of, Churchill, John.