Definition of Marlborough, 1st Duke of in English:

Marlborough, 1st Duke of

proper noun

  • (1650–1722), British general; born John Churchill. He was commander of British and Dutch troops in the War of the Spanish Succession and won a series of victories (notably at Blenheim in 1704) over the French armies of Louis XIV, ending Louis's attempts to dominate Europe.

Pronunciation:

Marlborough, 1st Duke of

/ˈmɔːlb(ə)rə/