Hundred Years' War

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Hundred Years' War

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(Historical Terms) the series of wars fought intermittently between England and France from 1337–1453: after early victories the English were expelled from all of France except Calais

Hundred Years' War

1337–1453 Fought over the English Plantagenet kings’ claim to the French throne. It ended in the expulsion of the English from most of France.
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Noun1.Hundred Years' War - the series of wars fought intermittently between France and EnglandHundred Years' War - the series of wars fought intermittently between France and England; 1337-1453
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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