Waterloo

Definitions

  • The Waterloo
    The Waterloo
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Waterloo 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
    • n waterloo a final crushing defeat "he met his waterloo"
    • n Waterloo a town in central Belgium where in 1815 Napoleon met his final defeat
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Quotations

  • George Orwell
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    “Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there.”

Usage

In literature:

He was soon called to the field again, and in the Waterloo campaign commanded the IV.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
He was beaten finally at Waterloo.
"Facing the German Foe" by Colonel James Fiske
Waterloo: Friendship is better than love for a steady diet.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
Waterloo, a village of about equal size to the northeast across the Platte River, suffered like damage.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
Comes the day of Waterloo.
"The Eagle of the Empire" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
Pack up to-night, and meet us at Waterloo to-morrow.
"Love Among the Chickens" by P. G. Wodehouse
After the battle of Waterloo, the Prince of Orange was proclaimed sovereign of Belgium.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
London: SMITH, ELDER, & CO., 15 Waterloo Place, S.W.
"Southern Arabia" by Theodore Bent
It's quite a rural-looking place, when you remember that after all it is not an hour's journey from Waterloo.
"The Making of a Soul" by Kathlyn Rhodes
Do you remember the Frenchman who, travelling by way of Southampton, was put down in Waterloo Station, and had to drive across Waterloo Bridge?
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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In poetry:

Look heah, Mister Mockin' Bird,
Gwine to take you at yo' word;
If I meets ma Waterloo,
Gwine to blame it all on you.
"Ma Lady's Lips Am Like De Honey" by James Weldon Johnson
And never wilt thou conjure from the past
The dread and bitter field of Waterloo;
Thy trembling hands will never pluck again
Its roses or its rue.
"Sir Henry Irving" by Virna Sheard
I come from a family of soldiers,
Good fighters but very cantankerous
I've an ancestor, it's true, who fell at Waterloo,
And some others fell at Euston and St. Pancras.
"The Trumpeter" by Billy Bennett
Great Britain now in peace doth smile,
Since Wellington did France beguile,
Made them resign in a short while,
At Waterloo;
He there their tyrant did exile,
And him undo.
"The Praise Of B----" by Susannah Hawkins
World-calming Waterloo!--Then, laying by
War's fearful enginery,
In each state-tempest mann'd the wearying helm;
E'en through life's winter-years
Serving with all his strength the ungrateful realm.
"Torres Vedras" by Francis Turner Palgrave
On the field of Waterloo we made Napoleon rue
That ever out of Elba he decided for to come,
For we finished him that day, and he had to run away,
And yield himself to Maitland on the Billy-ruffium.
"After Waterloo" by Robert Fuller Murray

In news:

Beachland Ballroom and Tavern, 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, in the tavern.
646 State Route 414, Waterloo, NY, 13165, United States.
Another charge has been filed in connection with the death of 65-year-old Bill Ardiss of 67 Mercy Lane, Waterloo.
Waterloo cruised through the 2009 regular season slate, winning the Mississippi Valley Conference title and knocking off one opponent after another.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle is introducing the Gary Fisher Collection, a line of Trek bikes that will replace the standalone Gary Fisher brand.
(Research In Motion Limited, Waterloo, Ontario, www. rim .com) The company that makes the popular BlackBerry device.
Bob was born May 8, 1929, in Waterloo, Iowa, to Harold and Edythe Baker.
Listen weekdays for the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the Waterloo Black Hawks play at Young Arena on Friday home hockey games.
21 E Williams St, Waterloo, NY, 13165, United States.
Monet's Waterloo Bridge returns to the Savoy , 110 years on.
After an triple murder in 1994, officials say Waterloo had the highest death rate in Indiana.
They'll also be asking for Essential Air Service funding to continue to provide service in Sioux City and Waterloo.
Here are some pictures from Justin Scott, of Waterloo, from Solon Beef Days' hay bale toss championships.
Kitchener-Waterloo byelection goes down to the wire.
The drama will be presented by the Waterloo Drama Travel Team.
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In science:

Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, and Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo.
Approximate Randomization of Quantum States With Fewer Bits of Key
Math. thesis, University of Waterloo, unpublished (1988).
The cosmological billiard attractor
Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave.
Towards a state minimizing the output entropy of a tensor product of random quantum channels
Huo, Sequences design for OFDM and CDMA systems, Master’s thesis, University of Waterloo, 2011. J.
Advances in the merit factor problem for binary sequences
I would like to thank Lucien Hardy for convincing me, while visiting him at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada in January 2007, of the possibility and advantage of doing quantum theory in a formalism “linear” in probabilities.
A positive formalism for quantum theory in the general boundary formulation
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