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[French ra-mee-yee]
  1. a village in central Belgium: Marlborough's defeat of the French 1706.
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Historical Examples

  • Known for his famous victories At Blenheim and at Ramillies.

    A Humorous History of England

    C. Harrison

  • The newcomer was seen to be the Ramillies, with her masts and spars still uninjured.

    True Blue

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • All the troops posted in Ramillies were either killed or taken.

  • You who have seen Blenheim and Ramillies, afraid of the French!

  • Meanwhile a fierce contest had been raging in the village of Ramillies.

    Battles of English History

    H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George

British Dictionary definitions for ramillies


  1. a village in central Belgium where the Duke of Marlborough defeated the French in 1706
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