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HUNDRED YEARS' WAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Hundred Years' War mean? 

HUNDRED YEARS' WAR (noun)
  The noun HUNDRED YEARS' WAR has 1 sense:

1. the series of wars fought intermittently between France and England; 1337-1453

  Familiarity information: HUNDRED YEARS' WAR used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HUNDRED YEARS' WAR (noun)


Sense 1Hundred Years' War [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The series of wars fought intermittently between France and England; 1337-1453

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Instance hypernyms:

war; warfare (the waging of armed conflict against an enemy)

Meronyms (parts of "Hundred Years' War"):

battle of Crecy; Crecy (the first decisive battle of the Hundred Years' War; in 1346 the English under Edward III defeated the French under Philip of Valois)


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