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


(ˈmɑːlbərə; -brə; ˈmɔːl-)
(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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(ˈmɑrl bɜr oʊ, -bʌr oʊ -brə, ˈmɔl-)

John Churchill, 1st Duke of, Churchill, John.
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TGordon Davis, 66, and Paul Gunnell, 57, died when their plane crashed into a field near Marlborough, Wiltshire, on July 13.
The boots were found floating in a pond two miles from the village of Ramsbury, near Marlborough, Wiltshire. Also found in the pond was a shotgun.
"When the hand grenade went off it created a lot of dust and fragmentation went into my left hand and it cut my artery," the Telegraph quoted Turley, who is from Marlborough, Wiltshire, as telling The Citizen newspaper
Craig, from Marlborough, Wiltshire, said: "When the hand grenade went off, it created a lot of dust and fragmentation went into my left hand and cut my artery.
Bob Pelham initially started the company as Wonky Toys Ltd on May 20, 1947 in his factory in Marlborough, Wiltshire, originally making simple wooden toys held together with string.
Mr Jones, who owns the highly acclaimed AA Restaurant of the Year The Harrow at Little Bedwyn, in Marlborough, Wiltshire, spent his early career working for the British Government and the Royal Family.
Doherty, 32, of Marlborough, Wiltshire, said last year he was "shocked and saddened" by the death on January 24 of Miss Whitehead.
Specialist search teams were examining specific "hotspots" within the 4,500-acre Savernake Forest, near Marlborough, Wiltshire.
Around 150 members of the public queue in Savernake Forest near Marlborough, Wiltshire, after volunteering to help search for Sian O''Callaghan (inset), who has been missing since leaving a Swindon nightclub at 2.50 am on Saturday