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Noun: Boyne  boyn
  1. A battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts
    - battle of Boyne

Type of: pitched battle

Part of: War of the Grand Alliance, War of the League of Augsburg

Encyclopedia: Boyne, Ontario