[ French ra-mee-yee ]
/ French ra miˈyi /
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a village in central Belgium: Marlborough's defeat of the French 1706.
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Words nearby Ramillies
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How to use Ramillies in a sentence
The opportunity was much like that which Marlborough saw at Ramillies, and was used with equally decisive effect.
The victory of Ramillies was followed by the immediate occupation of the whole of Belgium.
In the completeness of the disorganisation inflicted by defeat, Ramillies has perhaps no superior in modern times except Waterloo.
In fact the allies had much the same sort of opportunity which Marlborough used with such overwhelming effect at Ramillies.
Very soon all the ships of war parted company, and the Ramillies was left with a few merchantmen only around her.True Blue|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Ramillies
/ (ˈræmɪliːz, French ramiji) /
a village in central Belgium where the Duke of Marlborough defeated the French in 1706
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