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Noun: Hastings  hey-stingz
  1. 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
    - battle of Hastings
     
  2. United States architect who formed and important architectural firm with John Merven Carrere (1860-1929)
    - Thomas Hastings
     
  3. A town in East Sussex just to the south of the place where the battle of Hastings took place

Type of: architect, designer, pitched battle, town

Part of: East Sussex, Norman Conquest

Encyclopedia: Hastings, New York