HyperDic: norman_conquest

English > 1 sense of the expression Norman Conquest:
NOUNactNorman Conquestthe invasion and settlement of England by the Normans following the battle of Hastings (1066)
English > Norman Conquest: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe invasion and settlement of England by the Normans following the battle of Hastings (1066).
Instance ofconquest, conquering, subjection, subjugationThe act of conquering / conquering
PartsHastings, battle of HastingsThe decisive battle in which William the Conqueror (duke of Normandy) defeated the Saxons under Harold II (1066) and thus left England open for the Norman Conquest
Spanishconquista normanda

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