[ ruhn-i-meed ]
/ ˈrʌn ɪˌmid /
a meadow on the S bank of the Thames, W of London, England: reputed site of the granting of the Magna Charta by King John, 1215.
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How to use Runnymede in a sentence
One brief strip of lawn constitutes a gulf of five hundred years in architecture, and restrains Runnymede from Versailles.
He likewise exhorted South Carolina to "retain her ancient rights, once triumphantly asserted on the banks of the Runnymede."
Sergeant Runnymede drew my attention to the fact that the door had evidently been locked and bolted from within.
But with all its mutilations the Bristol charter of 1216 marked a more important moment than even the charter of Runnymede.
British Dictionary definitions for Runnymede
a meadow on the S bank of the Thames near Windsor, where King John met his rebellious barons in 1215 and acceded to Magna Carta
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