from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A river of eastern Ireland flowing about 113 km (70 mi) to the Irish Sea. In the Battle of the Boyne on July 1, 1690, the armies of King William III defeated the forces of James II, who fled to France.
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- proper n. A river in Ireland.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690, where William III of England defeated the deposed James II and so ended Stuart Catholicism in England.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts
From Irish Bóinn (Wiktionary)