from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A borough of southeast England on the English Channel at the entrance to the Strait of Dover. Hastings is near the site of William the Conqueror's victory over the Anglo-Saxons under Harold II (October 14, 1066). Population: 85,800.
- Hastings, Thomas 1860-1929. American architect who with John Merven Carrère formed an important architectural firm whose designs include that of the New York Public Library (1897-1911) and numerous mansions.
- Hastings, Warren 1732-1818. British colonial administrator who as governor-general of India (1773-1785) carried out land and legal reforms and instituted British control of the Indian government.
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- proper n. A place name
- proper n. A habitational surname.
- proper n. A patronymic surname.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Early fruit or vegetables; especially, early pease.
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- n. the decisive battle in which William the Conqueror (duke of Normandy) defeated the Saxons under Harold II (1066) and thus left England open for the Norman Conquest
- n. a town in East Sussex just to the south of the place where the battle of Hastings took place
- n. United States architect who formed and important architectural firm with John Merven Carrere (1860-1929)
India, and should be contrasted with Lord Macaulay's celebrated indictment of Hastings; Sir John Strachey, _Hastings and the Rohilla
HASTINGS - It may seem impossible to believe while looking out your window this morning, but Saturday morning was the perfect time to plant nearly 20 trees at the new Highland Park Arboretum in Hastings.
HASTINGS - A house built by students at Central Community College in Hastings will be auctioned off on May 6.
HASTINGS -- Velma L. Millard, 80, died Monday (June 15, 2009) at Perkins Pavilion in Hastings.
The owner of every hotel in Hastings, is required to provide each guest with a clean and pressed nightshirt.
Alcee Hastings is proof that crooks can be elected.
Then Alcee Hastings is dumber than a box of rocks. janis
The premise of the show is that DCS Foyle is a British policeman in Hastings during WWII, going around having to solve crimes that are caused or complicated or otherwise affected by the war and its environs.
• A new and exciting development in Hastings, where jobcentre managers responded decisively to our item mocking them for pruning the local paper so jobseekers could not dwell on the unfavourable news articles about the centre itself.
They face mountainous mortgages to live there, and it's no good saying "go and live in Hastings, then".