Marlborough

[ mahrl-bur-oh, -buhr-oh or for 1, -bruh, mawl- ]
/ ˈmɑrl bɜr oʊ, -bʌr oʊ or for 1, -brə, ˈmɔl- /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for marlborough (1 of 2)

Marlborough1
/ (ˈmɑːlbərə, -brə, ˈmɔːl-) /

noun

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)

British Dictionary definitions for marlborough (2 of 2)

Marlborough2
/ (ˈmɑːlbərə, -brə, ˈmɔːl-) /

noun

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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