blenheim blenheim  /b ˈlɛn ˌhaɪm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession

News

  1. A bad bet on short-term thinking

    In 1979 I sold the Marlborough Blenheim Hotel to Bally's. It was the first casino deal in Atlantic City and it was big news. The New York Times asked me what Atlantic City would have to do to make gambling a success, and I opined that what was needed was a bulldozer eight blocks wide.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Farmers Markets: High-flavored fruit varieties sell fast

    Arrive early for boysenberries, Persian mulberries, Mara des Bois strawberries, Blenheim apricots and Snow Queen nectarines. This week may be the best of the year for high-flavored fruit that's worth a special trip to local farmers markets, because it's almost never available elsewhere.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "We are extremely honoured to receive this prestigious award in recognition of the Formal Gardens here at Blenheim Palace. This award recognises the vision and enthusiasm of my illustrious ancestors as well as celebrating the excellent work...
    on May 28, 2009 By: 11th Duke of Marlborough Source: HappyNews.com

  2. "The Blenheim Court refurbishment is the latest in the Labour-led Governments programme of improving court house facilities throughout New Zealand, and it's great to be here and see first hand the results of our approach", said Rick Barker.
    on May 23, 2007 By: Rick Barker Source: Scoop.co.nz

  3. "I loved competing in front of the home crowd at Blenheim for the 2005 European Championships," said Phillips, who won gold there with Toytown. "They were very supportive and it was a really great atmosphere - it would be fantastic to be able...
    on Mar 9, 2010 By: Zara Phillips Source: More Than The Games

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