from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A former village of eastern New York on the west bank of the Hudson River east of Saratoga Springs. The defeat and surrender of Gen. John Burgoyne's British army on October 17, 1777, marked the end of the hard-fought Saratoga Campaign (June-October) and was a major turning point in the American Revolution.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to Saratoga Springs, a watering-place In the State of New York: as, Saratoga waters; a Saratoga trunk.
  • n. A contraction of Saratoga trunk; a large trunk originally intended to carry a woman's dresses, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a battle during the American Revolution (1777); the British under Burgoyne were defeated
  • n. a species of large fish found in Australian rivers


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