HyperDic: william_the_conqueror

English > 1 sense of the expression William the Conqueror:
NOUNperson William the Conqueror, William Iduke of Normandy who led the Norman invasion of England and became the first Norman to be King of England
English > William the Conqueror: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningduke of Normandy who led the Norman invasion of England and became the first Norman to be King of England; he defeated Harold II at the battle of Hastings in 1066 and introduced many Norman customs into England (1027-1087).
SynonymWilliam I
Instance ofKing of England, King of Great BritainThe sovereign ruler of England
CatalanGuillem I

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