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Definitions for Waterloo
ˈwɔ tərˌlu, ˈwɒt ər-, ˌwɔ tərˈlu, ˌwɒt ər-Water·loo

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Waterloo(noun)

    a town in central Belgium where in 1815 Napoleon met his final defeat

  2. waterloo(noun)

    a final crushing defeat

    "he met his waterloo"

  3. Waterloo, Battle of Waterloo(noun)

    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


  1. Waterloo(Noun)

    A notable and decisive defeat for an individual; often in the phrase meet one's Waterloo.

  2. Waterloo(ProperNoun)

    The name of any of several villages, towns, and cities around the world.

  3. Waterloo(ProperNoun)

    A battle fought at Waterloo, Belgium on June 18, 1815, resulting in the final defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte. Also, Battle of Waterloo.


  1. Waterloo

    Waterloo is a city in and the county seat of Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census the population decreased by 0.5% to 68,406; a recent 2011 Census estimates the population at 68,653, making it the sixth-largest city in the state. Waterloo is part of the Waterloo – Cedar Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, and is the more populous of the two cities.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Waterloo

    a village 11 m. S. of Brussels, which gives name to a battle in which the French under Napoleon were defeated by an army under Wellington on June 18, 1815.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Waterloo in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Waterloo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Waterloo in a Sentence

  1. Henry Bromel:

    History is powerful stuff. One day your world is fine. The next day it's knocked for a metaphysical loop. Was Napoleon really at Waterloo Would that change what I had for breakfast

  2. Kaela Weber:

    The fact that she is coming to Monticello first, a small town in Iowa City, she could have went [ sic ] to Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, i think it just means she... likes to care about the community and small town.

  3. Matthew Genge:

    Victor Hugo in the novel ‘Les Miserables’ said of the Battle of Waterloo: ‘an unseasonably clouded sky sufficed to bring about the collapse of a World.’ Now we are a step closer to understanding Tambora’s part in the Battle from half a world away.

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