Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

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

Type of: architect, designer, pitched battle, town

Part of: East Sussex, Norman Conquest

Encyclopedia: Hastings, New South Wales