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Marlborough

1
1st Duke of. title of John Churchill. 1650--1722, English general; commander of British forces in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701- 14), in which he won victories at Blenheim (1704), Ramillies (1706), Oudenaarde (1708), and Malplaquet (1709)

Marlborough

2
a town in S England, in Wiltshire: besieged and captured by Royalists in the Civil War (1642); site of Marlborough College, a public school founded in 1843. Pop.: 7713 (2001)
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When the spring stirs my blood With the instinct to travel, I can get enough gravel On the Old Marlborough Road.
If with fancy unfurled You leave your abode, You may go round the world By the Old Marlborough Road.
Yes,--I left London this morning at eight o'clock, and the only ten minutes I have spent out of my chaise since that time procured me a nuncheon at Marlborough.
Governor Shute, formerly a Colonel under Marlborough, and whom the people frightened out of the province; and learned Governor Burnet, whom the legislature tormented into a mortal fever.
Mr Elliot, and his friends in Marlborough Buildings, were talked of the whole evening.
It's an awful thing to go to bed with a good-night look at General Kitchener, William Muldoon, the Duchess of Marlborough, and Benvenuto Cellini.
There are many pleasanter places even in this dreary world, than Marlborough Downs when it blows hard; and if you throw in beside, a gloomy winter's evening, a miry and sloppy road, and a pelting fall of heavy rain, and try the effect, by way of experiment, in your own proper person, you will experience the full force of this observation.
But I can say that Tom had no sooner finished speaking, than she pricked up her ears, and started forward at a speed which made the clay-coloured gig rattle until you would have supposed every one of the red spokes were going to fly out on the turf of Marlborough Downs; and even Tom, whip as he was, couldn't stop or check her pace, until she drew up of her own accord, before a roadside inn on the right-hand side of the way, about half a quarter of a mile from the end of the Downs.
com)-- Close to 50 developers from across the Greater Boston area gathered in Marlborough yesterday to learn about the latest opportunities in the city.
Pazarisky) Gauthier, 80, of Marlborough died Monday March 10, 2015 at Marlborough Hills Health Care Center after a lengthy illness.
With a further $1 million promised over the next two years, the trust that represents Marlborough power consumers has offered a donation of $200,000 to Blenheim's new civic theatre.
IV-AA championship loss to Marlborough of Los Angeles at the Pyramid at Long Beach State.