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Blenheim Explained

blenheim at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Blenheim at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Famous victory of the duke of Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy against the French in the War of the Spanish Succession, fought at Blenheim (now Blindheim) on the Danube River in Bavaria. English and Austrian troops led by Marlborough and Eugene surprised the unprepared French and Bavarian forces, broke through their center, and captured 13,000 of their troops; another 18,000 were killed, wounded, or drowned. The French army suffered its first major defeat in over 50 years, and Bavaria was removed from the war.

Blenheim at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n : the First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy
defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish