Associations to the word «Waterloo»
WATERLOO, proper noun. The name of any of several villages, towns, and cities around the world.
WATERLOO, proper noun. A battle fought at Waterloo, Belgium on June 18, 1815, resulting in the epic, final defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte.
WATERLOO, noun. A notable and decisive defeat for an individual; often in the phrase “to meet one’s Waterloo”.
WATERLOO CRACKER, noun. (dated) A kind of explosive cracker, pulled at both ends.
WATERLOO, noun. A town in central Belgium where in 1815 Napoleon met his final defeat.
WATERLOO, noun. A final crushing defeat; "he met his waterloo".
WATERLOO, 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.
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