HyperDic: war_of_american_independence

English > 1 sense of the expression War of American Independence:
NOUNactWar of American Independence, American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independencethe revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain
English > War of American Independence: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783 .
SynonymsAmerican Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence
Instance ofrevolutionThe overthrow of a government by those who are governed
PartsBunker Hill, battle of Bunker HillThe first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill
Cowpens, battle of Cowpensbattle in the American Revolution
Fort Ticonderoga, TiconderogaA pitched battle in which American revolutionary troops / troops captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775
Lexington, Concord, Lexington and ConcordThe first battle of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775)
Monmouth Court House, Battle of Monmouth Court House, Battle of MonmouthA pitched battle in New Jersey during the American Revolution (1778) that ended with the withdrawal of British forces
Saratoga, battle of SaratogaA battle during the American Revolution (1777)
Yorktown, siege of YorktownIn 1781 the British under Cornwallis surrendered after a siege of three weeks by American and French troops
SpanishRevolución Americana

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