Agincourt(redirected from Agincourt, Battle of)
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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)
(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)
a village in N France, near Calais: victory of the English over the French 1415. 276.