Boyne

Boyne

[boin]
noun
a river in E Ireland: William III defeated James II near here 1690. 70 miles (110 km) long.
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Boyne (bɔɪn)
 
n
a river in the E Republic of Ireland, rising in the Bog of Allen and flowing northeast to the Irish Sea: William III of England defeated the deposed James II in a battle (Battle of the Boyne) on its banks in 1690, completing the overthrow of the Stuart cause in Ireland. Length: about 112 km (70 miles)

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