HyperDic: poitiers

English > 1 sense of the word Poitiers:
NOUNactPoitiers, battle of Poitiersthe battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French
English > Poitiers: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French.
Synonymbattle of Poitiers
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
RegionFrance, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
Spanishbatalla de Poitiers, Poitiers
CatalanBatalla de Poitiers, Poitiers

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