Definition of Malplaquet, Battle of in English:

Malplaquet, Battle of

Line breaks: Bat¦tle of Mal|pla¦quet
Pronunciation: /ˌmalplaˈkeɪ
 
, ˈmalpləˌkeɪ/
  • A battle in 1709 during the War of the Spanish Succession, near the village of Malplaquet in northern France, on the border with Belgium. A force of allied British and Austrian troops under the Duke of Marlborough won a victory over the French.

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