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Run·ny·mede

 (rŭn′ē-mēd′)
A meadow in southeast England on the Thames River west of London. King John accepted the Magna Carta here or on a nearby island in 1215.

Runnymede

(ˈrʌnɪˌmiːd)
n
(Placename) a meadow on the S bank of the Thames near Windsor, where King John met his rebellious barons in 1215 and acceded to Magna Carta

Run•ny•mede

(ˈrʌn ɪˌmid)

n.
a meadow on the S bank of the Thames, W of London, England: reputed site of the granting of the Magna Carta by King John, 1215.
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