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Boyne

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A river of eastern Ireland flowing about 115 km (70 mi) to the Irish Sea. In the Battle of the Boyne on July 1, 1690, the armies of King William III defeated the forces of James II, who fled to France.

Boyne

(bɔɪn)
n
(Placename) a river in the E Republic of Ireland, rising in the Bog of Allen and flowing northeast to the Irish Sea: William III of England defeated the deposed James II in a battle (Battle of the Boyne) on its banks in 1690, completing the overthrow of the Stuart cause in Ireland. Length: about 112 km (70 miles)

Boyne

(bɔɪn)

n.
a river in E Ireland: William III defeated James II near here 1690. 70 mi. (110 km) long.
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Noun1.Boyne - a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690Boyne - a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts
War of the Grand Alliance, War of the League of Augsburg - an aggressive war waged by Louis XIV against Spain and the Holy Roman Empire and England and Holland and other states (1689-1697)
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
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