Definition of Crécy, Battle of in US English:

Crécy, Battle of

proper noun

  • A battle between the English and the French in 1346 near the village of Crécy-en-Ponthieu in Picardy, at which the forces of Edward III defeated those of Philip VI. It was the first major English victory of the Hundred Years War.

Pronunciation

Crécy, Battle of

/krāˈsē/