Waterloo

Waterloo vä´tərlō [key], commune (1991 pop. 27,860), Walloon Brabant prov., central Belgium, near Brussels. The battle of Waterloo (see Waterloo campaign ) was fought just south of there on June 18, 1815. The battle is commemorated by a large monument (built 1823–27).

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