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Waterloo

Noun

1 a final crushing defeat; "he met his Waterloo"
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 [syn: Battle of Waterloo]

Extensive Definition

Many things bear the name Waterloo. They are almost all named directly or indirectly after the settlement of Waterloo in Belgium and the famous battle which was fought near there. The largest cities with this name are Waterloo, Ontario and Waterloo, Iowa.

Places

In Belgium

In the Netherlands

In New Zealand

In Sierra Leone

In the United Kingdom

Near Antarctica

Entertainment

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Notes

waterloo in Afrikaans: Waterloo
waterloo in Arabic: واترلو
waterloo in Bosnian: Waterloo (čvor)
waterloo in Bulgarian: Ватерло (пояснение)
waterloo in Danish: Waterloo
waterloo in German: Waterloo
waterloo in Spanish: Waterloo (desambiguación)
waterloo in French: Waterloo
waterloo in Indonesian: Waterloo
waterloo in Italian: Waterloo (disambigua)
waterloo in Hebrew: ווטרלו
waterloo in Dutch: Waterloo
waterloo in Japanese: ウォータールー
waterloo in Norwegian: Waterloo (andre betydninger)
waterloo in Polish: Waterloo (ujednoznacznienie)
waterloo in Portuguese: Waterloo
waterloo in Russian: Ватерлоо
waterloo in Slovenian: Waterloo (razločitev)
waterloo in Serbian: Ватерло
waterloo in Swedish: Waterloo (olika betydelser)
waterloo in Ukrainian: Ватерлоо
waterloo in Chinese: 滑铁卢

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