Definition of Blenheim from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    Blenheim

     
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  1. 1(also the Battle of Blenheim
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    a battle fought in 1704 near the small town of Blindheim in Bavaria, at which the British, led by the first Duke of Marlborough, defeated the army of the French king Louis XIV.
  2. 2(also Blenheim Palace
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    a grand house in large grounds near Oxford, England, the home of the Duke of Marlborough. It was designed by Sir John Vanbrugh between 1705 and 1724. Sir Winston Churchill was born there in 1874. It was made a World Heritage Site in 1987.