battle of Boyne


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  • noun

Synonyms for battle of Boyne

a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690

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The annual commemoration of William of Orange's 1690 victory over Catholic King James in the Battle of Boyne often led to violence when marchers crossed through Catholic neighborhoods.
For July 12, the booklet reads: ``Anti-Catholics celebrate the victory of William of Orange at the Battle of Boyne.
The Battle of Boyne, 1990s version, has to do with football rather than the 1690s match in which King Billy outscored King James.
But on the day Loyalists celebrate William of Orange's Battle of Boyne victory, some would not be stilled.
Tens of thousands of Orangemen paraded yesterday to mark the 308th anniversary of the Battle of Boyne victory in 1690.