Definition of Malplaquet, Battle of in English:

Malplaquet, Battle of

proper noun

  • A battle in 1709 during the War of the Spanish Succession, near the village of Malplaquet in northern France, on the border with Belgium. A force of allied British and Austrian troops under the Duke of Marlborough won a victory over the French.

Pronunciation

Malplaquet, Battle of

/ˌmalplaˈkeɪ//ˈmalpləˌkeɪ/