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Edgehill, Battle of

Line breaks: Bat¦tle of Edge|hill
Pronunciation: /ɛdʒˈhɪl
 
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Definition of Edgehill, Battle of in English:

The first pitched battle of the English Civil War (1642), fought at the village of Edgehill in the west Midlands. The Parliamentary army attempted to halt the Royalist army’s march on London; the battle ended with no clear winner and with heavy losses on both sides.

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