Breeds Hill


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Breed's′ Hill′

(bridz)
n.
a hill adjoining Bunker Hill, where the Battle of Bunker Hill was actually fought.
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Also appearing were rare breeds hill farmer Jane Wilson, the National Farmers Union, Durham County Council, 2D Weardale and Teesdale CVS, the Federation of Northumberland Development Trusts, Haltwhistle Partnership, Teesdale local strategic partnership, Government Office North East, Northumberland National Park Authority, the North East Rural Affairs Forum and the North Pennines AONB partnership.
Some examples are Breeds Hill for the Revolutionary War; the sea battle between the Chesapeake and the Leopard for the War of 1812; disputed territory between the Rio Grande and Nueces River for the Mexican War; Baltimore for the Civil War; the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor for the Spanish American War; Sarajevo for World War I; the invasion of Manchuria or Poland or the attack on Pearl Harbor for World War II; the 38th Parallel for the Korean War; the Gulf of Tonkin for the Vietnam War; and the invasion of Kuwait for the Gulf War.
The new Continental Army fights its first battle on June 17 when British troops attack Colonial positions on Breeds Hill (misidentified as Bunker Hill) in Massachusetts.