battle of Poitiers

battle of Poitiers
noun
the battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French
Syn: ↑Poitiers
Regions: ↑France, ↑French Republic
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle

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  • Poitiers — noun the battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French • Syn: ↑battle of Poitiers • Regions: ↑France, ↑French Republic • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle …   Useful english dictionary

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