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Marl·bor·ough

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

(ˈmɑrl bɜr oʊ, -bʌr oʊ -brə, ˈmɔl-)

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