HyperDic: crecy

English > 1 sense of the word Crecy:
NOUNactCrecy, battle of Crecythe first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War
English > Crecy: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War; in 1346 the English under Edward III defeated the French under Philip of Valois.
Synonymbattle of Crecy
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
Part ofHundred Years' WarThe series of wars fought intermittently between France and England
RegionFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
Spanishbatalla de Crecy, Crecy

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