Marengo definition by Webster's New World
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village in the Piedmont, NW Italy: site of a victory (1800) by Napoleon over the Austrians
Marengo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Prepared with tomatoes, mushrooms, garlic, onion, and white wine: veal Marengo.
Origin: After Marengo, a village of northwest Italy (probably from the chicken dish served to Napoleon following his victory over the Austrians here on June 14, 1800).