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Blenheim

[ blen-uhm ]
/ ˈblɛn əm /
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noun
village in S Germany, on the Danube: famous victory of the Duke of Marlborough over the French, 1704.
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British Dictionary definitions for Blenheim (1 of 2)

Blenheim1
/ (ˈblɛnɪm) /

noun
a village in SW Germany, site of a victory of Anglo-Austrian forces under the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugène of Savoy that saved Vienna from the French and Bavarians (1704) during the War of the Spanish SuccessionModern name: Blindheim

British Dictionary definitions for Blenheim (2 of 2)

Blenheim2
/ (ˈblɛnɪm) /

noun
a type of King Charles spaniel having red-and-white markings
Also called: Blenheim orange
  1. a type of apple tree bearing gold-coloured apples
  2. the fruit of this tree

Word Origin for Blenheim

C19: named after Blenheim Palace
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