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BATTLE OF MALDON

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Battle of Maldon mean? 

BATTLE OF MALDON (noun)
  The noun BATTLE OF MALDON has 1 sense:

1. a battle in which the Danes defeated the Saxons in 991; celebrated in an old English poem

  Familiarity information: BATTLE OF MALDON used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BATTLE OF MALDON (noun)


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Meaning:

A battle in which the Danes defeated the Saxons in 991; celebrated in an old English poem

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

Battle of Maldon; Maldon

Instance hypernyms:

pitched battle (a fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place)

Domain region:

England (a division of the United Kingdom)


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