HyperDic: english_civil_war

English > 1 sense of the expression English Civil War:
NOUNactEnglish Civil Warcivil war in England between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists under Charles I
English > English Civil War: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningcivil war in England between the Parliamentarians and the Royalists under Charles I; 1644-1648 .
Instance ofcivil warA war between factions in the same country
PartsDroghedaIn 1649 the place was captured by Oliver Cromwell, who massacred the Catholic inhabitants
Marston Moor, battle of Marston MoorA battle in 1644 in which the Parliamentarians under the earl of Manchester defeated the Royalists under Prince Rupert
Naseby, Battle of NasebyA battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists
RegionEnglandA division of the United Kingdom

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