Definition of Prestonpans, Battle of in English:

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Prestonpans, Battle of

Pronunciation: /ˌprɛstənˈpanz/
A battle in 1745 near the town of Prestonpans just east of Edinburgh, the first major engagement of the Jacobite uprising of 1745-6. The Jacobites routed the Hanoverians, leaving the way clear for Charles Edward Stuart’s subsequent invasion of England.
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