Definition of Hastings, Battle of in English:

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Hastings, Battle of

A decisive battle that took place in 1066 just north of the town of Hastings, East Sussex. William the Conqueror defeated the forces of the Anglo-Saxon king Harold II; Harold died in the battle, leaving the way open for the Norman Conquest of England.

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Syllabification: Has·tings, Bat·tle of

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