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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A village of northern France west-northwest of Arras. On October 25, 1415, Henry V of England decisively defeated a much larger French army here. The victory showed the effectiveness of troops equipped with longbows over heavily armored knights.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a battle in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415. It was named for the site at which it occurred.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415

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