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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.
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(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
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(ˈrʌn ɪˌmid)

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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