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Marlborough

[mahrl-bur-oh, -buhr-oh or for 1, -bruh, mawl-]
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  1. John Churchill, 1st Duke of. Churchill, John, 1st Duke of Marlborough.
  2. Marlboro(def 1).
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Marlborough1

noun
  1. a town in S England, in Wiltshire: besieged and captured by Royalists in the Civil War (1642); site of Marlborough College, a public school founded in 1843. Pop: 7713 (2001)

Marlborough2

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  1. 1st Duke of. title of John Churchill. 1650–1722, English general; commander of British forces in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–14), in which he won victories at Blenheim (1704), Ramillies (1706), Oudenaarde (1708), and Malplaquet (1709)
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