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Runnymede

[ruhn-i-meed] /ˈrʌn ɪˌmid/
noun
1.
a meadow on the S bank of the Thames, W of London, England: reputed site of the granting of the Magna Charta by King John, 1215.
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Runnymede

/ˈrʌnɪˌmiːd/
noun
1.
a meadow on the S bank of the Thames near Windsor, where King John met his rebellious barons in 1215 and acceded to Magna Carta
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Word Origin and History for Runnymede

place in Surrey where the Magna Charta was signed, Middle English Ronimede, literally "meadow on the council island," from Old English runieg "council island," from run in sense of "council" (see rune).

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