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Neerwinden(nārvĭn`dən), village, Liège prov., E Belgium. In the War of the Grand Alliance the French under Marshal LuxembourgLuxembourg, François Henri de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de
, 1628–95, marshal of France. Under his cousin, the Great Condé, he served in the Fronde, in the conquest of Franche-Comté (1668), and in the Dutch War.
..... Click the link for more information. defeated (1693) William III of England there. In the French Revolutionary Wars, a French defeat (1793) at Neerwinden resulted in the defection of General DumouriezDumouriez, Charles François
, 1739–1823, French general in the French Revolutionary Wars. After fighting in the Seven Years War, he was employed by King Louis XV on several secret missions.
..... Click the link for more information. to the Austrians.