Examples from the Web for waterloo
In one corner is Democrat Bruce Braley, a four-term congressman from the industrial city of Waterloo.The Bruce Braley-Joni Ernst Race Is Iowa’s Ugliest Senate Campaign Ever|Ben Jacobs|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The midseason finale of Mad Men, titled “Waterloo,” opened with Apollo 11 taking off toward the moon.
“Waterloo” closes with a predictable ode to Robert Morse, the 83-year-old actor who played the late Bert Cooper.
Betting everything on a “Waterloo” campaign to smash the Obama presidency was simply reckless.
Following the famous defeat at the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon was exiled once more—this time to an island much further away.The French Revolution for Dummies (and ‘Les Misérables’ Watchers)|Andrew Carter|December 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
From the field of Waterloo, I rode into Brussels with a broken arm and a sabre-cut in the head.The Portent and Other Stories|George MacDonald
On the twenty-second a notable cavalry engagement, with light artillery, took place at Waterloo Bridge.Three Years in the Federal Cavalry|Willard Glazier
In the huge dining-room, where every year the Waterloo Cup dinner is held, there was an immense muster the night before the race.Boy Woodburn|Alfred Ollivant
Poems and pawn broking—Waterloo Street is a suggestive Grub street.The Spell of Scotland|Keith Clark
Waterloo ended in a rout; it left Napoleon without support and without hope.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for waterloo
Word Origin and History for waterloo
battle took place June 18, 1815, at village near Brussels; extended sense of "a final, crushing defeat" is first attested 1816 in letter of Lord Byron. The second element in the place name is from Flemish loo "sacred wood."
Idioms and Phrases with waterloo
see meet one's waterloo.