from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A town of eastern Ireland on the Boyne River. Oliver Cromwell's army stormed the town during his military campaign in Ireland in 1649 and massacred the defenders.

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  • noun in 1649 the place was captured by Oliver Cromwell, who massacred the Catholic inhabitants


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