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Noun: battle of Hastings
  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
    - Hastings

Type of: pitched battle

Part of: Norman Conquest

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