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A town of eastern New York on the west bank of the Hudson River north of Albany. The defeat and surrender of Gen. John Burgoyne's British army on October 17, 1777, marked the end of the hard-fought Saratoga Campaign and was a major turning point in the American Revolution.
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Noun1.saratoga - a species of large fish found in Australian rivers
genus Scleropages, Scleropages - a genus of large freshwater fishes of Australia and Borneo
fish species - a species of fish
2.Saratoga - a battle during the American Revolution (1777)Saratoga - a battle during the American Revolution (1777); the British under Burgoyne were defeated
American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence, War of American Independence - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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Can we imagine that the electors who reside in the remote subdivisions of the counties of Albany, Saratoga, Cambridge, etc.
In the vignettes and other embellishments of some ancient books you will at times meet with very curious touches at the whale, where all manner of spouts, jets d'eau, hot springs and cold, Saratoga and Baden-Baden, come bubbling up from his unexhausted brain.
Then there was General Gates, who afterward gained great renown at Saratoga, and lost it again at Camden.
One of your great-grandfathers signed the Declaration, and another was a general on Washington's staff, and received General Burgoyne's sword after the battle of Saratoga.
If one could cleave off the butt end of such a glacier--an oblong block two or three miles wide by five and a quarter long and two thousand feet thick-- he could completely hide the city of New York under it, and Trinity steeple would only stick up into it relatively as far as a shingle-nail would stick up into the bottom of a Saratoga trunk.
The massive arches of some of these ruins rest upon piers that are fifteen feet square and built entirely of solid blocks of marble, some of which are as large as a Saratoga trunk, and some the size of a boarding-house sofa.
Such as it is," responded Fairfax, with a shade of anxiety, as he glanced at the fresh and pretty costumes of the young women, and dubiously regarded the two Saratoga trunks resting hopelessly on the veranda.
A whale wounded (as we afterwards learned) in this part, but not effectually, as it seemed, had broken away from the boat, carrying along with him half of the harpoon line; and in the extraordinary agony of the wound, he was now dashing among the revolving circles like the lone mounted desperado Arnold, at the battle of Saratoga, carrying dismay wherever he went.
There are sights and sounds which evoke a vision, an echo, of Newport and Saratoga.
Located in the town of Black Hawk, Colorado, Saratoga Casino Black Hawk offers slots and table games.
That's what was going through my head when I first caught wind of the gorgeous new Saratoga Springs: A Centennial History.
A locally owned business like Original Soundz of Saratoga needs a Web site that displays prominently among relevant search engine results in order to reach those people who do most of their consumer research online.

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