the Battle of Bunker Hill


the Battle of Bunker Hill

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  • (the) Battle of Bunker Hill — the Battle of Bunker Hill [the Battle of Bunker Hill] the first major battle of the ↑American Revolution. It is named wrongly because the battle was actually fought on Breed’s Hill. It was on 17 June 1775 near ↑Boston. Although the British won,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of Bunker Hill — For a list of numerous places and things that are named after this battle, see Bunker Hill (disambiguation). Battle of Bunker Hill Part of the American Revolutionary War …   Wikipedia

  • battle of Bunker Hill — noun the first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed s Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces • Syn: ↑Bunker Hill • Regions: ↑Boston, ↑Hub of the Universe, ↑Bean Town, ↑Beantown, ↑capital of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of Bunker Hill — first major battle of the American Revolutionary War which took place on the 17th of June 1775 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bunker Hill — is the name of * A hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts ** Battle of Bunker Hill, a battle American Revolutionary War fought near (not on) the hill in Charlestown, Massachusetts ** Several American ships named after the Battle of Bunker Hill,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bunker Hill Monument — Infobox nrhp | name =Bunker Hill Monument nrhp type = nhl caption = Bunker Hill Monument, 2001. Charlestown, Massachusetts location= Boston, Massachusetts lat degrees = 42 lat minutes = 22 lat seconds = 34.9 lat direction = N long degrees = 71… …   Wikipedia

  • Bunker Hill, Battle of — Important colonial victory early in the American Revolution. Two months after the battles of Lexington and Concord, more than 15,000 colonial troops assembled near Boston to prevent the British army from occupying several hills around the city.… …   Universalium

  • Bunker Hill Community College — Infobox University name = Bunker Hill Community College motto = established = 1973 type = Community endowment = president = Mary L. Fifield, Ph.D. students = 8,500+ postgrad = staff = city = Charlestown state = Mass. country = USA campus = Urban… …   Wikipedia

  • Bunker Hill — Bun′ker Hill′ n. amh. geg gov a hill in Charlestown, Mass.: the first major battle of the American Revolution, known as the Battle of Bunker Hill, was fought on adjoining Breed s Hill on June 17, 1775 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bunker Hill — /bung keuhr/ a hill in Charlestown, Mass.: the first major battle of the American Revolution, known as the Battle of Bunker Hill, was fought on adjoining Breed s Hill on June 17, 1775. * * * …   Universalium