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Blenheim

[blen-uh m] /ˈblɛn əm/
noun
1.
village in S Germany, on the Danube: famous victory of the Duke of Marlborough over the French, 1704.
German Blindheim.
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Blenheim1

/ˈblɛnɪm/
noun
1.
a village in SW Germany, site of a victory of Anglo-Austrian forces under the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugène of Savoy that saved Vienna from the French and Bavarians (1704) during the War of the Spanish Succession Modern name Blindheim

Blenheim2

/ˈblɛnɪm/
noun
1.
a type of King Charles spaniel having red-and-white markings
2.
Also called Blenheim orange
  1. a type of apple tree bearing gold-coloured apples
  2. the fruit of this tree
Word Origin
C19: named after Blenheim Palace
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