HyperDic: cowpens

English > 1 sense of the word Cowpens:
NOUNactCowpens, battle of Cowpensbattle in the American Revolution
English > Cowpens: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningbattle in the American Revolution; Americans under Daniel Morgan defeated the British.
Synonymbattle of Cowpens
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
RegionSouth Carolina, Palmetto State, SC, S.C.A state in the Deep South

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