battle of Boyne


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Noun1.battle of Boyne - a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690battle of Boyne - a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts
War of the Grand Alliance, War of the League of Augsburg - an aggressive war waged by Louis XIV against Spain and the Holy Roman Empire and England and Holland and other states (1689-1697)
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
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Fewer than 8,000 Orange Order members marched, to the accompaniment of drum and flute, and songs, along 32 shut roads to Glasgow Green in their archaic annual procession infamously known as the Boyne Parade in celebration of the Battle of Boyne in 1690.
Thousands orange Lodge marchers took to the streets to the 301st anniversary of the battle of Boyne.