waterloo

  1. a final crushing defeat
  2. the battle on 18 June 1815 in which Napoleon met his final defeat; Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon

Waterloo

[ship] The wreck of the Waterloo, a British convict ship, occurred on 28 August 1842, when a north-westerly gale struck Table Bay and drove ashore the Waterloo, the troopship Abercrombie Robinson and several other vessels lying at anchor nearby. ==Wrecking== The 414-ton Waterloo was built at Bristol in 1815. She was an old ship with unsound...
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Waterloo

Waterloo is London Cockney rhyming slang for stew.
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Waterloo

Waterloo is London Cockney rhyming slang for stew.
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Waterloo

[Stonewall Jackson song] `Waterloo` was a number-one hit for country singer Stonewall Jackson in 1959. Although it is credited to John D. Loudermilk and Marijohn Wilkin, the melody owes more than a little to `Leave It There` (also known as `Take Your Burden to the Lord`), a still-popular gospel hymn composed by Charles A. Tindley in 1916. T...
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Waterloo

[video game] Waterloo is a battle strategy game by PSS for the DOS PC, Atari ST and Amiga. It was released in the U.K. by Mirrorsoft in {vgy|1989} and in the U.S. by SSI in {vgy|1990}. == Overview == The player takes the role of either Wellington or Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. The battle may be played with the historical orders or c...
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Waterloo

[Princess Anne, Maryland] Waterloo is a historic home located at Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland. It is a two-story four-room plan Flemish bond brick house, Georgian-period brick house built about 1750-1760 by Henry Waggaman. It features a Corinthian columned porch with a roof top balustrade. Also on the property is a group of outb...
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Waterloo

[n] - a final crushing defeat 2. [n] - the battle on 18 June 1815 in which Napoleon met his final defeat
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Waterloo

See the diagram. This leave was named after a famous victory, not in 1815, but in a match at a pub in the Waterloo Road. This combination was left in the last end of the last game. The player got it, clinching the match.
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Waterloo

Battle of Waterloo noun the battle on 18 June 1815 in which Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon
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waterloo

noun a final crushing defeat; `he met his waterloo`
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Waterloo

noun a town in central Belgium where in 1815 Napoleon met his final defeat
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Waterloo

city, regional municipality of Waterloo, southeastern Ontario, Canada. Its settlement dates from the early 1800s, when a group of Pennsylvania ... [1 related articles]
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Waterloo

city, seat (1855) of Black Hawk county, northeastern Iowa, U.S., along both sides of the Cedar River, adjacent to Cedar Falls on the west. The site ...
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Waterloo

Waterloo is a British, modern, farmhouse, vegetarian, natural-rind semi-soft cheese made from un-pasteurised cow's milk of the Guernsey breed.
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Waterloo

Waterloo (wôturlOO') . 1. City (1991 pop. 71,181), SE Ont., Canada. It adjoins Kitchener. Several large insurance companies have their main offices there. Its industries include distilleries and plants making furniture, farm machinery, and metal products. The district was settled (1800R...
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Waterloo

Waterloo (vä'turlō) , commune (1991 pop. 27,860), Walloon Brabant prov., central Belgium, near Brussels. The battle of Waterloo (see Waterloo campaign) was fought just south of there on June 18, 1815. The battle is commemorated by a large monument (built 1823–27).
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Waterloo

Waterloo, city (1990 pop. 66,467), seat of Black Hawk co., NE Iowa, on the Cedar River; inc. 1868. Originally a center for sawmills and flour mills, Waterloo is a trade and industrial center in a farm and livestock area. The city's chief industries are meatpacking, soybean processing, and the manufa...
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Waterloo

[Amtrak station] Of the 11 Indiana stations served by Amtrak, Waterloo was the third-busiest in FY2010, after Indianapolis and Lafayette, boarding or detraining an average of approximately 60 passengers daily. The station is 25 miles north of Fort Wayne, Indiana and when the current station was opened in 1990, it was connected to Fort Wayne...
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Waterloo

[UK Parliament constituency] Waterloo was a parliamentary constituency centred on the district of Waterloo north of Liverpool in Lancashire. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system. == History == The constituency was created for the ...
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Waterloo

[Merseyside] Waterloo railway station is a railway station in Waterloo, Merseyside, England on the Northern Line of the Merseyrail network. It serves a largely residential area. ==History== Waterloo opened in 1848 as the original terminus of the Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway. In 1850, the line was extended to Liverpool Exchange. I...
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Waterloo

[ABBA song] `Waterloo` is the first single from Swedish pop group ABBA`s second album Waterloo, their first for Epic and Atlantic. This was also the first single to be credited as `ABBA`. The song won ABBA the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest on 6 April and began their path to worldwide fame. The Swedish version single was coupled with `Honey, ...
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Waterloo

[electoral district] Waterloo was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1968 to 1979. From 1973 to 1976, it was known as Waterloo—Cambridge. This riding was created in 1966 from parts of Waterloo North and Waterloo South ridings. Waterloo initially consisted of the City...
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Waterloo

[town] Waterloo is a town in Seneca County, New York, United States. The population was 7,866 at the 2000 census. The town, as well as its major community, are named after Waterloo, Belgium. The current Town Supervisor is James Mooney and the current Town Clerk is Sandra Ridley. The Town of Waterloo also has a village called Waterloo and is...
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Waterloo

[Charleroi Metro] Waterloo is a Charleroi Metro station, located at the northern end of Charleroi downtown, in fare zone 1. The station has 3 street entrances (two on each side of the Jules Hénin Avenue, one on the Jules Hiérnaux Square), leading to the lowest level. Platforms are located on the upper level and are accessible through esca...
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