- a village in central Belgium: Marlborough's defeat of the French 1706.
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Known for his famous victories At Blenheim and at Ramillies.A Humorous History of England
The newcomer was seen to be the Ramillies, with her masts and spars still uninjured.True Blue
All the troops posted in Ramillies were either killed or taken.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.
You who have seen Blenheim and Ramillies, afraid of the French!The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.
W. M. Thackeray
Meanwhile a fierce contest had been raging in the village of Ramillies.Battles of English History
H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
- a village in central Belgium where the Duke of Marlborough defeated the French in 1706
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