Definition of Waterloo

1. Noun. A town in central Belgium where in 1815 Napoleon met his final defeat.

Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom Of Belgium



2. Noun. A final crushing defeat. "He met his waterloo"
Generic synonyms: Defeat, Licking

3. Noun. The battle on 18 June 1815 in which Prussian and British forces under Blucher and the Duke of Wellington routed the French forces under Napoleon.
Exact synonyms: Battle Of Waterloo
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Napoleonic Wars
Geographical relationships: Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom Of Belgium

Definition of Waterloo

1. Proper noun. The name of any of several villages, towns, and cities around the world. ¹

2. Proper noun. A battle fought at Waterloo, Belgium on June 18, 1815, resulting in the final defeat of (w Napoleon Bonaparte). ¹

3. Noun. A notable and decisive defeat for an individual; (non-gloss definition often in the phrase “to meet one’s Waterloo”). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Waterloo

1. a decisive defeat [n -LOOS]

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