Hundred Years' War

Hundred Years' War
noun
the series of wars fought intermittently between France and England; 1337-1453
Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare
Part Meronyms: ↑Crecy, ↑battle of Crecy

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the series of wars between England and France, 1337-1453, in which England lost all its possessions in France except Calais.

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Hundred Years' War
The struggle between England and France, from 1337 down to 1453
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Hundred Years' War,
a series of wars between England and France from 1337 to 1453.

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