Agincourt

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A·gin·court

 (ăj′ĭn-kôrt′)
A village of northern France west-northwest of Arras. On October 25, 1415, Henry V of England decisively defeated a much larger French army here. The victory showed the effectiveness of troops equipped with longbows over heavily armored knights.

Agincourt

(ˈædʒɪnˌkɔːt; French aʒɛ̃kur)
n
(Historical Terms) a battle fought in 1415 near the village of Azincourt, N France: a decisive victory for English longbowmen under Henry V over French forces vastly superior in number

Ag•in•court

(ˈædʒ ɪnˌkɔrt, -ˌkoʊrt, ˈæʒ ɪnˌkʊər)

n.
a village in N France, near Calais: victory of the English over the French 1415. 276.
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Noun1.Agincourt - a battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415Agincourt - a battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe