Runnymede

geographical name
Run·​ny·​mede | \ ˈrə-nē-ˌmēd How to pronounce Runnymede (audio) \

Definition of Runnymede

meadow on the southern bank of the Thames in Surrey, southern England, where the Magna Carta was signed by King John on June 15, 1215

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