Definition of Marlborough, 1st Duke of in English:

Marlborough, 1st Duke of

Line breaks: 1st Duke of Marl|bor¦ough
Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːlb(ə)rə
 
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( 1650–1722), British general; born John Churchill. He was commander of British and Dutch troops in the War of the Spanish Succession and won a series of victories (notably at Blenheim in 1704) over the French armies of Louis XIV, ending Louis’s attempts to dominate Europe.

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