HyperDic: battle_of_bunker_hill

English > 1 sense of the expression battle of Bunker Hill:
NOUNactbattle of Bunker Hill, Bunker Hillthe first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill
English > battle of Bunker Hill: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces.
SynonymBunker Hill
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
Part ofAmerican Revolution, American Revolutionary War, War of American Independence, American War of IndependenceThe revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain
RegionBoston, Hub of the Universe, Bean Town, Beantown, capital of Massachusettsstate capital and largest city of Massachusetts
SpanishBatalla de Bunker Hill, Bunker Hill
CatalanBatalla de Bunker Hill

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