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

  • A village of central England near Northampton. Nearby on June 14, 1645, Oliver Cromwell's Parliamentarian forces decisively defeated Royalist troops led by Charles I and Prince Rupert.

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  • n. a village in western Northamptonshire
  • n. a battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists

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Examples

  • So the trailer was feeling blue and disconsolate, and wondered how it was that "Naseby" Raegen, "Rags" Raegen's younger brother, had had the luck to get a two weeks 'visit to the country with the Fresh Air Fund children, while he had not.

    Gallegher and Other Stories

  • They had a place called Naseby; that’s why we call ours Naseby.

    A Silent Wooing

  • In June, 1659, Pepys accompanied Sir Edward Montage in the "Naseby," when the Admiral of the Baltic Fleet and Algernon Sidney went to the

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Complete

  • In June, 1659, Pepys accompanied Sir Edward Montage in the "Naseby," when the Admiral of the Baltic Fleet and Algernon Sidney went to the Sound as joint commissioners.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 01: Preface and Life

  • Several of the ships in the fleet had names which were obnoxious to Royalists, and on the 23rd May the King came on board the "Naseby" and altered there -- the "Naseby" to the "Charles," the

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 01: Preface and Life

  • Cryomation, which developed the technology with a team led by David Naseby at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield, UK, has already tested a prototype device on pig carcasses.

    Eco-Friendly Funerals of the Future | Impact Lab

  • I found out that she came from the famous Fairfax family in Yorkshire General Lord Fairfax beat Charles I at the Battle of Naseby in 1645.

    Revelations From a Biographer

  • Cromwell, of course, had been a very clever field officer, as evidenced by his victories at Marston Moor and Naseby.

    The Blackstone Key

  • The Northampton Paranormal Group caught the figure of a ghost in uniform on camera during a visit to the site of the Battle of Naseby, a field between the villages of Clipston and Naseby in Northamptonshire, last month.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Might I suggest you don your Queenly garb one more time, pop round to 51 Naseby Rd about 9.30 Saturday morning and have a quick peek?

    Archive 2008-07-01

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