Meaning of Waterloo
Pronunciation: (wô'tur-l", wot'ur-, wô"tur-l', wot"ur- for 1 also Flem. vä'tur-lō"), [key]
- a village in central Belgium, south of Brussels: Napoleon decisively defeated here on June 18, 1815.
- a decisive or crushing defeat: The candidate met her Waterloo in the national elections.
- a city in E Iowa. 75,985.
- a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada. 49,428.
- waterloo (Thesaurus)