Waterloo meaning

wôtər-lo͝o, wŏtər-, wôtər-lo͝o, wŏtər-
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A final, crushing defeat.
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Any disastrous or decisive defeat.
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(place) Town in central Belgium, south of Brussels: scene of Napoleon's final defeat (June 18, 1815) by the Allies under Wellington & Blücher.
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(place) City in SE Ontario, Canada, near Kitchener: site of the University of Waterloo.
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A town of central Belgium near Brussels. Napoleon met his final defeat in the Battle of Waterloo (June 18, 1815).
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A city of northeast Iowa on the Cedar River northwest of Cedar Rapids. It was founded in 1845.
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Origin of waterloo

  • After Waterloo Belgium

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition