Definition of Hastings, Battle of in English:

Hastings, Battle of

proper noun

  • A decisive battle which took place in 1066 just north of the town of Hastings in southern England. William the Conqueror defeated the forces of the Anglo-Saxon king Harold II; Harold died in the battle, leaving the way open for the Norman Conquest of England.

Pronunciation

Hastings, Battle of

/ˈheɪstɪŋz/