Definition of Badon Hill, Battle of in English:

Badon Hill, Battle of

Line breaks: Bat¦tle of Badon Hill
Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪd(ə)n
An ancient British battle in which, according to one theory, the forces of King Arthur successfully defended themselves against the Saxons in ad 516. Another source implies that the battle was fought circa 500 but does not connect it with King Arthur.

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