battle of Bunker Hill

battle of Bunker Hill
the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces
Syn: ↑Bunker Hill
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle

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