Runnymede
geographical name meadow S England in Surrey on S bank of the Thames

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Runnymede — place in Surrey where the Magna Charta was signed, M.E. Ronimede, lit. meadow on the council island, from O.E. runieg council island, from run in sense of council (see RUNE (Cf. rune)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Runnymede — [run′ē mēd΄] meadow on the S bank of the Thames, southwest of London: see MAGNA CARTA …   English World dictionary

  • Runnymede — Location map Surrey label = lat = 51.44451 long = 0.56537 background = white caption = Location of Runnymede, in Surrey, at grid reference SU998727 in the United Kingdom float = right width = 175Runnymede is a water meadow alongside the River… …   Wikipedia

  • Runnymede — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Runnymede (homonymie). Runnymede Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Runnymede — Borough of Runnymede Lage in Surrey Status Borough Region South East England Verw.grafschaft Surrey …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Runnymede — /run i meed /, n. a meadow on the S bank of the Thames, W of London, England: reputed site of the granting of the Magna Charta by King John, 1215. * * * ▪ district, England, United Kingdom       borough (district) in the northwestern part of the… …   Universalium

  • Runnymede — /run i meed /, n. a meadow on the S bank of the Thames, W of London, England: reputed site of the granting of the Magna Charta by King John, 1215. * * * Runnymede [Runnymede] a field beside the River ↑Thames near ↑Windsor 1, famous as the place… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Runnymede — noun A water meadow, near the Thames in Surrey, where Magna Carta was signed …   Wiktionary

  • Runnymede — Run|ny|mede a field near the River Thames at Egham, southern England, where it is believed that King ↑John signed the ↑Magna Carta in 1215. There is also a small area of land there which was given to the American people in 1965, and which… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Runnymede —  . Meadow in Surrey, England, where King John signed the Magna Carta in 1215 …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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