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Neerwinden, battle of

Neerwinden, battle of, 1693. Sometimes known as Landen. On 29 July Marshal Luxembourg with 80,000 men attacked William III with 50,000 near Liège. William suffered severe losses of men and guns, but retreated in good order and saved Brussels. But he admitted ‘great chastisements’.

J. A. Cannon

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Neerwinden

Neerwinden (nārvĬn´dən), village, Liège prov., E Belgium. In the War of the Grand Alliance the French under Marshal Luxembourg defeated (1693) William III of England there. In the French Revolutionary Wars, a French defeat (1793) at Neerwinden resulted in the defection of General Dumouriez to the Austrians.

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